The role of SOEs in China’s common prosperity push, with Sarah Eaton and Nis Grünberg
A sizeable part of the Chinese economy is still dominated by state-owned enterprises (SOEs). Due to their direct link to the government, they are often employed as spearheads for the roll-out of new policies. What role does the government envision for SOEs in the ongoing common prosperity push for a more equal China? How can Beijing mobilize SOEs and what actions will they take?
This episode of our podcast features a discussion with Sarah Eaton and Nis Grünberg. Sarah Eaton is Professor of Transregional China Studies at Humboldt University Berlin and co-founder of the Berlin Contemporary China Network. Nis Grünberg is Lead Analyst at MERICS.
Check out our other recent podcasts on China’s economic policies:
- China’s economic policies, with Barry Naughton and Max J. Zenglein
- Common prosperity means closer alignment with CCP goals for private companies, with Isabella Weber and Jacob Gunther