Category Archives: wages

China sends its inflation to the US – Shaun Rein

Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke is not worried about inflation in America, writes Shaun Rein in CNBC, but he should be worried when China sends its high costs to the US.

Differences between Chinese and Western consumers – Tom Doctoroff

What are the fundamental differences between Chinese and Western consumers, wonders Shanghai-based advertising expert Tom Doctoroff in a wide-ranging interview with ChinaSmack.

Why China keeps on building – Shaun Rein

Shaun Rein takes on China-bull James Chanos in CNBC and explains why China keeps on investing in infrastructure and why he is underestimating the current growth of wages.

Growth, not efficiency fuels economy – Arthur Kroeber

Even premier Wen Jiabao calls China’s economy unstable, unbalanced, uncoordinated and ultimately unsustainable, writes Reuters. But despite those misgivings, economic growth will steam ahead, adds economic analyst Arthur Kroeber.

Why Nouriel Roubini is wrong on China – Shaun Rein

Nouriel Roubini via Wikipedia The famous economist Nouriel Roubini predicted the American financial crisis, and now says China is in trouble in 2013, writes Shaun Rein in CNBC. But he…

Inflation pushes business and workers out of big cities – Marc van der Chijs

Many do not return after CNY via Wikipedia Tudou.com founder Marc van der Chijs warns in his weblog that higher prices and wages is forcing businesses and people out of…

US IT programmers for a China price – Bill Dodson

Bill Dodson The pendule of globalization is now moving towards the US, notes Bill Dodson in his weblog, where IT programmers cost a much as those in China. An analysis…

Zhang Juwei

Zhang Juwei is the Deputy Director General of the Institute of Population and Labor Economics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is a leading expert at one of China’s most prominent think tanks on China’s economic development and its implications on labor. He travels from Beijing.

Zhang Jun

Zhang Jun is the Chang-Jiang Professor of Economics at Fudan University and Director of the China Center for Economic Studies. Prof. Zhang is a respected scholar and commentator on China’s economic reform who speaks regularly on Chinese TV stations and publishes dozens of articles in papers annually. He travels from Shanghai.

Wang Jianmao

Jianmao Wang is professor of economics and associate dean at China Europe International Business School. He analyses the political choices the Chinese government is making, and sometimes its inability to execute them. Professor Wang gives us a peek behind the doors that mostly remain closed for the outside world. He travels from Shanghai.