by Dorothy-Grace Guerrero


The Perils of China’s Explosive Growth. (2008). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved March 16, 2008, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online 

The [[China]] of 2007 was indeed a far cry from the country that in the 1950s Swedish Nobel Prize-winning economist Gunnar Myrdal predicted would remain mired in poverty. In anticipation of the [[2008 Olympic Games]], Beijing was undergoing a huge makeover that would show how fast change could happen in a country of 1.3 billion people. New subway lines were close to completion, and more skyscrapers…

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