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 |

A woman explains a project to restore education in the part of Gansu, China, hit by last May's earthquake. Grassroots civil society organizations proposed innovative project ideas this week…

David Dollar |

When we visited a poor village in Qingxing county of north Guangdong a few weeks ago to work on a study of inequality,   I was struck by the severity of poverty in places only a few hours away…

Xiaoqing Yu |

Andrew  Leonard ">posts in his blog an interesting report from journalist Tony Cheng of Al-Jazeera:

David Dollar |