Business

Scholarly Publications

Human Capital and China’s Future Growth

January 2017

China’s real GDP per capita has increased at a rate of nearly 9 percent annually since the start of its economic reforms in 1978, the fastest rate of growth that any large country has sustained for...

Revisiting the Role of Human Capital in Development: Discussion

June 2018

This special issue is based on a seminar held at the Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO) in 2017, focusing on human capital.

News

Education Economics Seminar Series First Meeting Held at the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences

July 2009

On July 31, 2009, the Education Economic Seminar Series held its first meeting at the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP).

China’s Economic Stability Depends on More Education, Stanford Economist Says

December 2011

Without sending more kids to high school and teaching them the skills needed to support higher wages, China runs the risk of never really making it as a rich nation.

Stanford research center opens at Peking University

March 2012

The Stanford Center at Peking University “marks a new era of collaboration between two outstanding universities,” said Gary Locke, the U.S. ambassador to China.

Events

Understanding the Expansion and Quality of Engineering Education in India

February 22, 2010

The Indian economy has expanded at a fairly steady and rapid rate in the past fifteen years, and part of that expansion has been a greatly increased demand for university graduates, particularly...

Will China Fall into a Middle Income Trap? Growth, Inequality and Future Instability

December 6, 2011

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED The problem: Despite the recent robust growth, there is concern that as China moves up the income ladder that its high level of inequality may be a breeding ground for...

Human Capital and Labor Market of China

February 17, 2016

9:30-12:00 Session 1: Inequality of Human Capital and Labor Market OutcomesLocation: Goldman Conference Room, Encina Hall East (4th floor) The Health and Nutrition Roots of China's Human Capital...

Projects

Mandarin as a Second Language

Rural ethnic minorities are among the most disadvantaged in their ability to access educational resources.
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Multimedia

Responsible Vocational Education

October 2015

Today there is a significant labor shortage in China.