Tag Archives: Student

Coming out in the countryside


Several years ago, when I was working in a very rural university, I hosted a group of college graduates from the United States. They were invited to visit with the students, and one of them became very popular with the … Continue reading

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Where good news is disappointing and bad news is hopeful


Just a quick thought today: As I tell people in the States, when it comes to China, seemingly good news is often bad, and seemingly bad news is often good. In many cases, like increased numbers of AIDS cases, higher … Continue reading

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China weathered the economic storm with college enrollment and household consumption


Yesterday we started looking at some of the strategies China has used to weather the first financial downturn. Today we’ll continue that by looking at two other strategies as well as their potential benefits and costs. One of the major … Continue reading

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