Entry Date:
August 7, 2013

Urbanizing China

Principal Investigator Jinhua Zhao

China urbanized 350 million people in past 30 years and is poised to urbanize another 300 million in the next three decades. We aim to examine what would distinguish the next 30 years from the past.

Here are a few angles to start the inquiry: China’s urbanization is immense and rapid but largely out of sync. To what extent is it the case between people and land, between economy and environment, between financing and urban form, and between locals and migrants?