Archives for posts with tag: china

In other breaking news, today is Monday.

See here for the NPR story.

(HT: Brian)


Charitable receipts in China for the period of June to August 2011 was 87 percent lower than the period of March to May 2011.¬†This is bad but not entirely surprising, given the recent scandals involving China’s embattled philanthropic sector.

For more, visit the Chinese or English sources of this story, or see my earlier post about one of the abovementioned scandals.

  1. An exercise in excess
  2. A case for wage transparency
  3. Economic inequality’s different shapes
  4. A 105-year-old investment banker’s optimism (via The Browser)
  1. South Korea’s booming luxury market
  2. Another controversy regarding philanthropy in China
  3. A very important speech about social media in the U.S.
  4. Information visualization vs. statistical graphics, the “debate”
  1. Google is phasing out its translation API
  2. Executive compensation rises sharply in 2010
  3. China’s wealth gap¬†(via Brendan O’Kane)
  4. Is Silicon Valley in a super robust housing market or a bubble?
  1. Contemporary Chinese painting sets auction record (HT Tyler Cowen)
  2. The globalization and de-Americanization of business education
  3. Exotic jobs for disillusioned bankers