China Publications


  1. China Center Chart Dive: Older aged, higher educated women—a promising, underutilized talent pool in China

    Despite the strong increase in female educational attainment levels in China over the past decade, there are still stark disparities in labor participation rates between men and women.

    (China Center Publications, May 2017)

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Slight upward revision to lift emerging markets outlook to 3.6 percent in 2017, up 0.6 percentage point from 2016.

    (Economics Watch Reports, May 2017)

  3. China Center Chart Dive: Chinese population inflows concentrated in 15 cities

    Despite headlines about high real estate prices and skyrocketing living costs in China’s more developed cities, our research finds that advanced cities are still attracting the lion’s share of population inflows.

    (China Center Publications, May 2017)

  4. China Center Chart Dive: Some progress visible in labor productivity growth

    In 2016, China’s industrial employment shrunk by 5.9 million workers, a -6 percent year-on-year decrease. The drop was partly the result of the government-led campaign to reduce overcapacity, but it also suggests some progress in industrial automation.

    (China Center Publications, April 2017)

  5. China Center Data Flash: Many peaks in view -- the re-flation story is unlikely to last the year

    China's official GDP growth in Q1 2017 accelerated to 6.9 percent, the fastest pace since Q3 2015. The rebound was in large part driven by extremely high growth in infrastructure investment, a tailwind of the housing market surge of the last 15 months, as well as an external demand bounce due to recent recovery in the advanced economies. 

    (China Center Publications, April 2017)

  6. China Center Chart Dive: US-China trade relations—who needs who more? A global value chain & GDP exposure view

    Using WIOD data, we are able to identify the extent to which the economies of China and the United States are mutually reliant in terms of total national output – in trade-related terms.

    (China Center Publications, April 2017)

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Emerging markets see improvement in sentiment, but strong headwinds are likely to cap the upside in growth.

    (Economics Watch Reports, April 2017)

  8. China Center Data Flash: Tightening clamps on the housing market should exert some drag on growth in the near term

    The economic targets for 2017 announced in March include a lower GDP growth rate and more job creation compared to 2016, suggesting that the government is willing to accept lower growth in exchange for risk containment, so long as employment is maintained. 

    (China Center Publications, April 2017)

  9. China Center Reference Paper: The New China Ideology -- Trump's Team

    The people the new president surrounds himself with will shape the future of US-China business relations. Who are they and what do we know about their thinking?

    (China Center Publications, April 2017)

  10. Deep Dive Exchange Series: China's New Capital Controls -- Prognosis and Response

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, lessons, and business implications from the March 2017 convening of The Conference Board China Center in Shanghai.

    (China Center Publications, April 2017)