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2018/06/04 | The Conversation
Urbanization, the Escalator Dilemma and Big Data
Cities might be better off if people stood still on longer climbs, one study finds.
2017/12/26 | Li You
Nomadic Lifestyles Erode as Xinjiang Grows Warmer
Pastoralists' tradition of winter migration threatened by lack of snowfall and a resettlement policy.
2017/08/07 | Guo Quanzhi
Homeless Take Shelter in China’s 24-Hour Bookstore
As rents soar, the city’s homeless, ‘hukou’-less and house poor find refuge between the shelves of a bookstore in China.
2017/08/02 | Lu Hongyong
Education Charity in China Struggles to Soar Amid Rural Brain Drain
The Adream Foundation serves 3 million underprivileged students but is hampered by top teaching talent fleeing to cities.
2017/05/22 | Bingqin Li
China's Social System Reform is Going Nowhere
China’s hukou (household registration) system is often criticized for hindering the free movement of labor and creating inequality. In recent years the hukou system has undergone considerable reform. But is this enough to turn around the trends in China’s regional inequality?
Double-Edged Sword: Urbanization Brings Malnutrition and Obesity Problems to India
In India, distress migration to urban areas is creating food security problems and the urban poor is deprived of nutritious food.