Josh Freedman

Josh Freedman is a writer and researcher based in Beijing. He was previously a policy analyst in the Economic Growth Program at the New America Foundation.

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China's Whack-a-Mole Housing Boom

In an effort to control runaway home prices in some cities, China is pushing property speculators toward others. For residents in these working-class regions, the changes are “impossible to stomach.”