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.
TAO Ran 陶然 teaches economics at Renmin University in Beijing where he also heads the Center for Public Economics and Governance. One of the foremost scholars on China’s land use policies, local government finance, and urbanization, Tao was previously a scholar at the central government’s think tank, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and also directed the Brookings-Tsinghua Center. He’s the author of more than eighty articles in leading international and Chinese journals.
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