Tag Archives: He Qinglian

Why Aren’t Shanghaiers Angry? An Online Discussion


When the number of dead pigs over Huangpu River reached 6,000 a few days ago, I tweeted, puzzled by the lack of public outcry in Shanghai, “Shanghaiers, how many dead pigs do there have to be before you go to … Continue reading

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Accounting Firms’ Gold Rush Puts US Credibility on the Line, by He Qinglian


He Qinglian (何清涟) is a Chinese economist who lived in China before 2001. In her bestseller The Pitfalls of Modernization (《现代化的陷阱》), she argues presciently that, as the power of local governments grows, officials who have favored reform would come to oppose … Continue reading

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