A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Eric Heikkila - Discussant for Urbanization: Its Costs, Benefits, and Complications
Eric Heikkila teaches public policy and oversees international initiatives at the USC Price School of Public Policy. He is a specialist on urban planning and information systems and economic development. He’s currently completing a book on China from a U.S. Policy Perspective. His previous works include The Economics of Planning and numerous articles on a wide range of topics including sustainable development, housing, a typology of Chinese cities, and river revitalization in Southern China.
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