This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."
Tao Ran 陶然: China’s Urbanization Model and its Challenges
Professor Tao Ran from Renmin University spoke on the "Urbanization: Its Costs, benefits, and Complications" panel at China’s Growing Pains on April 22, 2016.
Jonathan Woetzel: How to Change a Billion People
Jonathan Woetzel from McKinsey & Company spoke on the "Urbanization: Its Costs, benefits, and Complications" panel at China’s Growing Pains on April 22, 2016.
Waste not, want not — the Transformation of China’s Underground Recycling Industry
USC Dornsife professor envisions solutions to one of the world’s perplexing environmental challenges
Crook et al, Prosperity’s Predicament: Identity, Reform, and Resistance in Rural Wartime China, 2013
The book by Isabel Crook, Christina K. Gilmartin, Xiji Yu, Gail Hershatter, and Emily Honig was reviewed by Bin Yang for H-World (September 2013) and is reproduced here via a Creative Commons license.
Video: Qin Shao on Resident Protesters in Urban China
Qin Shao discusses her research on urban protesters and their evolving identities as a result of prevalent housing reforms in China during the past three decades.
Seminar studies sustainable funding for China’s infrastructure
Rapid urbanization has created a need for sustainable funding and financial strategy for infrastructure renewal in China, said Richard Little, a senior fellow at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, in a seminar offered on March 7 by USC Price and the Metrans Transportation Center.
U.S. Commercial Service, "2012 Country Commercial Guide for China," January 1, 2012
This guide provides a market overview and examines political and economic factors affecting market opportunities. It provides detailed information on the U.S. government resources available to support the work of American businesses as well as highlighting fairs and associations of interest to business professionals.
2009-2010 USCI Faculty Research Grants
USC Faculty study visual ethnography, urbanization and environmental change, and American brands in China
PRC National Bureau of Statistics, Major Findings of the 2010 China Census, April 28, 2011
Communiqué of the National Bureau of Statistics of People's Republic of China on Major Figures of the 2010 Population Census  (No 1)
Wherever you may be, we wish you and those close to you the very best Year of the Rabbit.
Join us for a discussion with Mike Chinoy on his new book that expands on USCI's Assignment: China series.
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