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Comparative Politics

Challenges in the Process of China’s Urbanization


Karen Eggleston, Jean Oi, Yiming Wang

Brookings Institution Press
Challenges in the Process of China’s Urbanization

China's New National Urbanization Plan (2014–20) sets ambitious targets for sustainable, human-centered, and environmentally friendly urbanization. What key institutional and governance challenges will China face in reaching those goals? This title, coedited by a prominent leader of China's National Development and Reform Commission, features policy-focused contributions from leading social scientists in the United States and China who explore challenges ranging from migration and labor markets to agglomeration economies, land finance, affordable housing, and education policy.