China’s stimulus package, announced this week, focuses on more than just building up the industrial and export capacity. Some investments will also be in housing, schools, and health facilities.…

David Dollar |

More than 1,600 children from around the world participated in a photography project, designed in part to educate children about traffic safety.

James I Davison |

China is emerging as a major financer of infrastructure projects in Africa, as documented in Building Bridges, a report released this week by the World Bank.  This is a very welcome development…

David Dollar |

Regular bloggers David Dollar and Louis Kuijs participated earlier today in a live online discussion on the World Bank site about the latest edition of the

Claudia Gabarain |

Approaching the mountains from the Chengdu plain along the main road to Beichuan County, red banners with large white characters expressing support for the earthquake victims and thanks to the…

Mara Warwick |

At the 700 year-old Er'wang Temple in the Dujiangyan World Heritage Site.

Mara Warwick |

In Qingshen village, with some of the grandparents taking care of left-behind children and the NGO members who help them out.

David Dollar |