Fei-Ling Wang, professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech was interviewed by alumna Priyanka Juneja. The article entitled, “China’s Hukou System,” was published by the Diplomat Magazine.
The promised hukou reform was a major part of the new reform proposal. They [China’s government] want to speed up urbanization, and allow more people from the countryside to live in the cities. They are hoping to use increased urbanization as an engine to drive more growth – people move to cities they buy a house, buy cars, buy services, goods, and so on, so forth.
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