What Does the China-backed Mining Group Bring to the Community?–The Impact of Chinese Mining Companies in Guinea

By Chen Lu With the world’s largest high-grade bauxite and iron reserves, Guinea, a country on the coast of West Africa, has attracted mining companies from all over the world, including China.[1] The China-backed SMB-Winning Consortium was founded in 2014 and has now become the greatest bauxite develop in Guinea. Along with other leading bauxite producers, SMB-Winning has made Guinea the world’s largest bauxite exporter, … Continue reading What Does the China-backed Mining Group Bring to the Community?–The Impact of Chinese Mining Companies in Guinea

Impacts of COVID-19 on Hotels in Yangtze River Delta

By Jing Sun, Gaoyi Hua, Yiyuan Huang Since December 2019, the outbreak of coronavirus in China had brought tremendous changes in society. Almost all industries in the economy were negatively shocked, with the total revenue much less than before. Specifically, the hospitality industry was struck by the COVID-19 pandemic, and many hotels were turned upside down (Kilgore 2020). Government strategies to reduce the infection of … Continue reading Impacts of COVID-19 on Hotels in Yangtze River Delta

Impacts of COVID-19 on the U.S. Unemployment Status

By Ruining Zhu, Wendi Yang, Hui Wu, Sijie Yu The outbreak of Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in 2020 has led the U.S. economy into rapid contraction. With the enforcement of social distancing, many businesses have shut down regular transactions. The impact on the U.S. labor market is pretty large, leading to a striking increase in the unemployment rate among different industries and populations. Out of … Continue reading Impacts of COVID-19 on the U.S. Unemployment Status

Female labor force participation in China and India

By Luyao Chen, Jiayan Tu and Zheyu Chen Introduction The employment rates for female and male in China and India have been a frequently discussed subject. As we all know, China and India have been marked by their amazing population. They are the 2 most populous countries in the world. However, the culture shared no remarkable similarities between these two neighboring countries.  From the gender … Continue reading Female labor force participation in China and India

In the Post-COVID-19 Era, How Should Chinese Overseas Mining Address Sustainable Development?

By Guanxi Liu and Roy Chen “If a corporate has social responsibility, it does not need corporate social responsibility,” said professor Jenik from Columbia University, who has taught me through a research project about Chinese overseas mining. While corporate social responsibility (CSR) sometimes means “using charity to conduct white wash after making profit”, social responsibility suggested by professor Jenik means that while the corporations should … Continue reading In the Post-COVID-19 Era, How Should Chinese Overseas Mining Address Sustainable Development?