China's human capital problem

How are industrialisation and automation affecting Chinese workers?

Publishing date
09 February 2022

China is a highly unequal country. There are many reasons for this, ranging from a lack of social services to a lack of social mobility. Today Giuseppe Porcaro is joined by Bruegel Senior fellow Alicia García-Herrero, and Scott Rozelle, Co-director at Stanford Center on China's Economy and Institutions, to talk about the impact of industrialisation and automation are having on rural and low-income workers in China.

This episode is part of the ZhōngHuá Mundus series of The Sound of Economics.

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