The Heat: China’s white paper on poverty alleviation

The Heat

In a white paper issued Tuesday, China details its experience and contributions to poverty alleviation.

To date, China has lifted nearly 100-million people living in rural areas out of extreme poverty.  As Liu Jiaxin reports, Beijing hopes to share its accomplishments with the global community.

Joining the discussion:

  • Einar Tangen is a political and economic affairs commentator based in Beijing.
  • Yan Liang is a Professor of Economics at Willamette University.
  • Jorge Heine is a research professor with Boston University and the former Chilean Ambassador to China.
  • Li Gan is a Professor of Economics at Texas A & M University in College Park, Texas.

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