Posted: Mon. July 31, 2017, 2:52pm PT
Recorded by: World Affairs
Independent Institute Research Fellow, Bradley M. Gardner conversation with N. Bruce Pickering Vice President of Global Programs, Asia Society and Executive Director, Asia Society Northern California, Asia Society. Sharing insights from his recent book, "Chinas Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation", Bradley M. Gardner, shows how the migration of 260 million people from Chinas rural countryside to its giant cities transformed the nation. He draws on on his extensive experience as a journalist and researcher working in China to explain how the largest economic migration in the history of the world transformed China into the industrial powerhouse it is today.