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Yuen Yuen Ang quoted in the The Straits Times (Asia)

"Contrary to Western images of China as a monolithic, top-down regime, China has been remarkably successful at improvising bottom-up solutions to its myriad problems as a developing country," said Yuen Yuen Ang, assistant professor of political science.

Linda Lim, LRCCS faculty associate and Ross School of Business professor, discusses China's untapped consumer market on NPR.

The Chinese are famous savers, putting away large amounts of the money they make. The government sees its untapped, vast consumer market as a way to stimulate growth. But doing so requires some painful tradeoffs between entrenched interests.

The Kenneth G. Lieberthal and Richard H. Rogel Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan was founded in 1961 and has been a national leader in Chinese studies for over 50 years. A member of the International Institute, the center provides students, specialists, and the public with expert resources and a deeper understanding of contemporary and historical issues related to China.

 

Watch our symposium on Prospects and Challenges in US-China Relations, the inaugural naming event of the Kenneth G. Lieberthal and Richard H. Rogel Center for Chinese Studies.