By 2016, China had the world’s largest stock of operational robots. This was a massive increase from 2010, when it trailed Japan, the United States, Germany, and South Korea. To learn why and how China is automating so rapidly, I spoke with Dr. Hongbin Li, Co-Director of the Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions (SCCEI).
- Read the SCCEI China brief here.
- Read “The Rise of Robots in China” by Hong Cheng, Ruixue Jia, Dandan Li, and Hongbin Li in the Journal of Economic Perspectives.
- Read more about the economic and business aspects of the US-China relationship in the China Business Review.
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