Cheng Li considers Shanghai's middle class, cultural and educational exchange, and the prospects for a positive U.S.-China relationship.
Mark Frazier examines contemporary debates in both metropolises regarding informal housing, displacement of inner-city residents, job scarcity, and questions of unequal citizenship in historical context.
Author and Journalist Rob Schmitz reveals how a street in Shanghai exemplifies the profound social changes underway in contemporary China.
The National Committee hosted a breakfast meeting with Sun Chao on Friday, November 7, 2008. Mr. Sun has been first party secretary of the Minhang District for a year. Prior to that he was Xuhui District mayor, a position he held since 2004. He was born and raised in the Xuhui District, the former French Concession with exceptional architecture and a rich cultural history. Sun is a graduate of East China University of Politics and Law with a major in Constitution and Legislature.
Fang Xinghai, an alumnus of the National Committee’s Young Leaders Forum and former deputy director of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, became deputy director of Shanghai’s Office of Financial Services in 2006. In his remarks to National Committee members and guests, Dr. Fang focused on steps Shanghai is taking to position itself both as China’s financial […]