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2021 Zhou Tianyong: Understanding Mixed Economy Distortions in the Chinese Economy

Another translation of an article by economist Zhou Tianyong is the Vice President of the Institute of International Strategic Studies, Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China in Beijing. You may want to look at … Continue reading

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2022: PRC Demographer Yuan Xin: Low Fertility Challenge Calls for Policy Response

See also related translations: 2022: PRC Fertility: Cash Short and Child Poor? 2021: PRC Analysts: Population Aging, Declining Fertility Make PRC Family/Fertility Policy Change Imperative 2021: Private Out, State Further “In” as Chinese Education Focuses on the Family 2021: Liang Jianzhang: Too Many … Continue reading

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2022: PRC Fertility: Cash Short and Child Poor?

See also related translations here: PRC Analysts: Population Aging, Declining Fertility Make PRC Family/Fertility Policy Change Imperative Private Out, State Further “In” as Chinese Education Focuses on the Family 2005: PRC Birth Enforcement Planning Regulations Dial Back Overly Aggressive Enforcement Liang Jianzhang: Too … Continue reading

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2021: PRC Analysts: Population Aging, Declining Fertility Make PRC Family/Fertility Policy Change Imperative

Recently, a rapidly censored social media post criticizing a supposed Chinese Communist Party plan to require all Party members to have more than two children. The anonymous poster has a geat pen name — 未名湖的闲着 The Idler of the Unnamed Lake (perhaps … Continue reading

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1990s: PRC Scholars on Xinjiang — Analysis and Policy Recommendations

Here are some reading notes I made while working in the U.S. Embassy Beijing Environment, Science and Technology Section (1996 – 2001). These I have copied from the old U.S. Embassy Beijing website preserved on the Internet Archive. Here I … Continue reading

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2005: PRC Birth Enforcement Planning Regulations Dial Back Overly Aggressive Enforcement

The word 计划生育 jihua shengyu “planned fertility” is usually translated as ‘family planning’ in English.  The Chinese practice makes personal reproduction as another element to control in the planned economy so calling it birth planning could be more appropriate.   … Continue reading

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2016: No Birth Fine, No School? Beijing Says No

A new Beijing Municipality regulation allows children without household registration who have a parent who is a Beijing resident to now be registered. Having a household registration certifies to one’s existence and makes it possible to attend school etc. Many … Continue reading

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