Tag Archives: Inflation

How Poor Are Chinese Farmers?


Yesterday we saw that China’s farmers occupy the lowest rung of Chinese society. Today we’ll be looking at why China’s farmers are also at the bottom economically, as we try to answer the question, How poor are Chinese farmers? Officially … Continue reading

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Is inflation a Party crasher?


My wife and I try to limit ourselves to a budget similar to what a Chinese family might earn. That’s about $400 a month for the two of us, which would be average for a Chinese teacher, and at the … Continue reading

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