How a Social Score Gets You China’s Goods and Services

As China’s social scoring system develops, undesirable behavior like jaywalking could limit someone’s access to goods and services.

How the Number 4 Relates to Traffic Congestion

While we would predict that Beijing’s traffic congestion wastes fuel and time, unhappiness is one externality that many of us would not cite.

A Rarely Mentioned Cause of China’s Air Pollution

Because we tend to abuse and overuse publicly shared resources, the result is a tragedy of the commons that includes China’s air pollution.

One City With More Air Pollution than Beijing

By Madeleine Vance, guest blogger and student at Kent Place School. On January 17th, the smog in Beijing was so thick that the sunrise was virtually played on television screens around the city. Around the same time, air pollution levels…