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Stand-up Economist Signs Off From China and Thinks About Its Future
In this final edition of our "Man in Beijing", stand-up economist Yoram Bauman ties up his China miniseries with thoughts on the future for the so-called "Communist" country.
Five months doesn't make him an expert, Bauman admits, but given his work in environmental economics and his insider vantage point, this a must-watch for those wondering about the future of China's government, society and its impact on the planet.
We hoped you've enjoyed his vlog commentary over the months. For those who have missed any installments, here's the series in full: