Research & Publications

  • China Human Development Report 1997China Human Development Report 1997Jul 31, 2013This report attempts to summarize the history and current status of sustainable human development in China, focus attention on the outstanding challenges to be overcome, and make broad policy recommendations for tackling them. Special attention is given to the theme of poverty reduction.

  • China Human Development Report 1999China Human Development Report 1999Oct 7, 1999This second China Human Development Report examines a crucial current issue for China: the changing role of the state.

  • China Human Development Report 2002China Human Development Report 2002Jul 31, 2013This third China Human Development Report deals with China’s challenge at the crossroads towards sustainable development. China’s development is central to global stability.

  • China Human Development Report 2005China Human Development Report 2005Sep 8, 2005The China Human Development Report 2005 catalogues the imbalances in China’s current development and sets forth a set of policy recommendations to help China chart its path of “Development with Equity.”

  • China Human Development Report 2007/2008China Human Development Report 2007/2008Nov 16, 2008The 2007/08 China National Human Development Report, "Basic Public Services for 1.3 Billion People" focuses on internal gaps in the delivery of four essential basic public services—primary and junior secondary education, basic health care, social security (including retirement, medical, workplace injury, unemployment and maternity insurance) and employment services.