Waste not, want not — the Transformation of China’s Underground Recycling Industry

March 16, 2016

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

January 1, 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

April 5, 2012

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

March 30, 2012

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

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

August 25, 2011

USC Faculty study visual ethnography, urbanization and environmental change, and American brands in China

China's elite takes up golf

July 21, 2011


PRC National Bureau of Statistics, Major Findings of the 2010 China Census, April 28, 2011

May 2, 2011

Communiqué of the National Bureau of Statistics of People's Republic of China on Major Figures of the 2010 Population Census [1] (No 1)

New Frontier of City-Making

March 28, 2011

USC architecture students share their experiences after the Asia Architecture and Urbanism study abroad program in the summer of 2010.

Spatial Mismatch and the Well-Being of Rural Migrants in China

October 15, 2010

Pengyu Zhu's project examines the relationship of rapid urbanization in China and the massive rural-urban migration.



March 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the U.S.-China Institute and PEN America for the West Coast launch of the PEN America report on social media in China, Forbidden Feeds. We will discuss the report and Chinese social media more generally. 

April 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

"Finding Solutions" will focus on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We hope you will join this important discussion on April 6.