Challenges of Urbanization

3rd Transforming China Conference at the University of Helsinki, Finland

6 – 7 November 2014

Organized by the University of Helsinki, Confucius Institute & Aalto University

Urbanization is driving economic development in China. It is one of the top agenda of Chinese government as they see urbanization as the way for economic well-being for the entire country. The scale and pace of China’s urbanization continues at an unprecedented rate. Where China’s urbanization is heading and what are the implications on key aspects of China’s economy including labor and skills, construction, infrastructure, transport, arable land, energy, water, pollution, and funding?