MacroPolo: China's Debt Hangover
MacroPolo’s China Debt Hangover is an interactive map of the “Debt Drag Indicator” scores of Chinese provinces. The indicator measures the extent to which local government financing debt is affecting real economic output across all provinces/regions. Dataset is from 2009-2018.
MacroPolo: High Speed Rail
MacroPolo’s High Speed Rail is a digital project that looks into the economic cost and benefits of China’s bullet trains. The projects an interactive map looking into the various high speed rail networks.
CSIS China Power Project
The CSIS China Power Project examines the evolving nature of Chinese power relative to other countries on five interrelated categories of Chinese power: military, economics, technology, social, and international image.
World Inequality Database
World Inequality Lab’s World Inequality Database aims to provide open and convenient access to the most extensive available dataset on the historical evolution of the world distribution of income and wealth within countries and between countries. Click here to view the data on China.
Global Financial Safety Net Tracker
The Institute for Latin Studies of Freie Universitat Berlin and Boston University GDPC’s Global Financial Safety Net Tracker (GFSN) is an interactive tool to visualize global financial agreements. The tracker comprises of two components: a COVID-19 GFSN tracker and a GFSN Annual Lending Capacity tracker.
The Observatory of Economic Complexity
The Observatory of Economic Complexity (OEC) is an online data visualization and distribution platform focused on geography and dynamics of economic activities. The OEC began as a research project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Collective Learning group and is currently designed and developed by Datawheel.
Papers and Reports:
- The China Economic Risk Matrix by Logan Wright, Lauren Gloudeman, and Daniel H. Rosen, Center for Strategic and International Studies & Rhodium Group (September 21, 2020).
- As China recovers from the pandemic, will zombie firms return? by Tianlei Huang, Peterson Institute for International Economics (October 21, 2020).