Wade Shepard's Articles

Articles

  1. What the New 'Made in China' Really Means, BRICS Journal (print), February 2017
  2. All Roads Lead To China, Modus Magazine (print, cover story), February 2017
  3. Will Growing Nationalism Kill The Foreign Brand In China? Forbes.com, July 22, 2016
  4. How Techno Music Is Driving Development In War-Torn Georgia, Forbes.com, July 21, 2016
  5. For Sale: The World's Emptiest International Airport, Forbes.com, July 18, 2016
  6. Slum Tourism: How It Began, The Impact It Has, And Why It Became So Popular, Forbes.com, July 17, 2016
  7. Between Habitat II and III, China changed everything, Citiscope, July 15, 2016
  8. A Look Inside Shenzhen's High-Tech Empire, Forbes.com, July 14, 2016
  9. Tourism bottleneck relief on the way as Sanya builds new airport, South China Morning Post, July 13, 2016
  10. 'Dangers' of land reclamation: Sanya aims to create new artificial island to house city's airport, South China Morning Post, July 13, 2016
  11. How China Could Peak Carbon Emissions At No Additional Cost, Forbes.com, July 12, 2016
  12. A Look At Wolka Kosowska, Europe's 'First One Belt, One Road Place', Forbes.com, July 11, 2016
  13. The Western Europe-Western China Expressway To Connect The Yellow Sea With The Baltic, Forbes.com, July 11, 2016
  14. Amid Massive Transition, China's Growth In Energy Demand Drops To 17 Year Low, Forbes.com, July 9, 2016
  15. If China Is So Committed To Renewable Energy, Why Are So Many New Coal Plants Being Built? Forbes.com, July 8, 2016
  16. Silk Road Impact: Chinese Company Turns Old Georgian Factory Into Free Industrial Zone, Forbes.com, June 30, 2016
  17. How Those China-Europe 'Silk Road' Trains First Began, Forbes.com, June 29, 2016
  18. What The Newly Branded China-Europe 'Silk Road' Trains Really Mean, Forbes.com, June 28, 2016
  19. Europe, Too, Is Building New Cities Along The 'New Silk Road', Forbes.com, June 27, 2016
  20. Yuan is poised to gain greater global prominence (print only), South China Morning Post, June 22, 2016
  21. Consistent political will is needed to ensure one belt, one road initiative succeeds, South China Morning Post, June 21, 2016
  22. China’s one belt, one road plan covers more than half of the population, 75 per cent of energy resources and 40 per cent of world’s GDP, South China Morning Post, June 21, 2016
  23. Bangladesh's Deep Sea Port Problem, The Diplomat, June 7, 2016
  24. Shanghai Disneyland spurs growth thanks to massive infrastructure projects in surrounding areas, South China Morning Post, June 3, 2016
  25. Shanghai focuses on service as city’s economy switches from factory production to profitability and consumer marketing, South China Morning Post, June 3, 2016
  26. The Story Behind The World's Emptiest International Airport, Forbes.com, May 28, 2016
  27. China's Huawei 'Growing Up' To Become The World's No. 1 Smartphone Brand, Forbes.com, May 25, 2016
  28. The Revolutionary Rise Of The Chinese Brand, Forbes.com, May 23, 2016
  29. How 'Made In China' Became Cool, Forbes.com, May 22, 2016
  30. Why Chinese Cities Are Banning The Biggest Adoption Of Green Transportation In History, Forbes.com, May 18, 2016
  31. Partnership yields dividends, South China Morning Post, May 12, 2016
  32. Centre for creativity, South China Morning Post, May 12, 2016
  33. China's Jewel in the Heart of the Indian Ocean, The Diplomat, May 9, 2016
  34. On China's central plains, an 'aerotropolis' grows near Zhengzhou, Citiscope, May 6, 2016
  35. Asia looks to airport cities for 'competitive success', Forbes.com, April 29, 2016
  36. China's largest ghost city is now almost completely full -- but there's a twist, Forbes.com, April 23, 2016
  37. An update on Ordos Kangbashi: What China's largest ghost city is like today, Forbes.com, April 19, 2016
  38. Why you should want to live right next to an airport, Forbes.com, April 11, 2016
  39. Why China's housing market refuses to crash, Forbes.com, April 5, 2016
  40. Zhengzhou's location has given it a central role in Chinese history for more than 3,500 years, South China Morning Post, April 5, 2016
  41. Zhengzhou's Xinzheng International Airport sees rapid growth in passenger and cargo numbers, South China Morning Post, April 5, 2016
  42. Zhengzhou is at the heart of manufacturing in China, from iPhones to vehicles and frozen food, South China Morning Post, April 5, 2016
  43. Zhengzhou focuses on ecological conservation and improvement of green spaces, South China Morning Post, April 5, 2016
  44. 'One Belt, One Road' transforms Zhengzhou into a key logistics hub between China and Europe, South China Morning Post, April 5, 2016
  45. Zhengzhou's position as the crossroads of China makes it a busy link for transportation networks by rail, road and air, South China Morning Post, April 5, 2016
  46. Rapid rise of refrigeration transforms culture's concept of what is fresh, South China Morning Post, April 5, 2016
  47. Khorgos: Where East Meets West (magazine), The Diplomat, April 1, 2016
  48. What Is China Doing About Its 450 Million Square Meters Of Unsold Housing, Forbes.com, March 31, 2016
  49. How People In China Afford Their Outrageously Expensive Homes, Forbes.com, March 30, 2016
  50. The Real Reasons The Chinese Love Throwing Money Into The Housing Market, Forbes.com, March 29, 2016
  51. The Demand For Housing In China's Heated Property Market Is Real, Forbes.com, March 25, 2016
  52. Why The West's High-Tech Innovators Manufacture Their Dreams In China, Forbes.com, March 15, 2016
  53. The Impact Of China's New Urbanization Guidelines Could Be Huge, Forbes.com, March 14, 2016
  54. China’s urban policy unit just met for the first time in 38 years. Here’s what it recommended, CityMetric, March 9, 2016
  55. Will A Place Called Khorgos Become The Next Dubai? Forbes.com, February 28, 2016
  56. China 2.0: How Upgraded Cities Are Driving The Future Of China, Forbes.com, February 23, 2016
  57. Is Starbucks Sowing The Seeds Of Its Own Demise In China? Forbes.com, February 16, 2016
  58. Is This The Recipe For Starbucks' Continued Success In China? Forbes.com, February 6, 2016
  59. How China-Europe 'Silk Road' Trains Are Sparking A Renaissance For Trans-Continental Rail Transport, January 28, 2016
  60. “My family has lived here for generations. We don’t want our house destroyed”: on China's mass evictions, CityMetric, January 27, 2016
  61. New Urbanization Guidelines Set To Fix China's Cities, Forbes.com, January 22, 2016
  62. China Is Moving Mountains For The New Silk Road - Literally, Forbes.com, January 21, 2016
  63. Why China Keeps Building So Many Western-style Copycat Towns, Forbes.com, January 19, 2016
  64. One Way That China Populates Its Ghost Cities, Forbes.com and Forbes Asia magazine, January 19, 2016
  65. The Complex Impact of Urbanization in Xinjiang, The Diplomat, December 16, 2015
  66. The Truth About China’s Ghost Cities (magazine), The Diplomat, October 29, 2015
  67. "Half the houses will be demolished within 20 years": On the disposable cities of China, CityMetric, October 21, 2015
  68. China's eco-cities are often neither ecologically friendly nor functional cities, Reuters, September 22, 2015
  69. During its long boom, Chinese cities demolished an area the size of Mauritius every year, CityMetric, September 22, 2015
  70. Taking the high road, South China Morning Post, September 21, 2015
  71. Do China's ghost cities offer a solution to Europe's migrant crisis? Reuters, September 18, 2015
  72. Seven reasons why China is so disaster-prone, CityMetric, September 2, 2015
  73. “The gift from the sea”: through land reclamation, China keeps growing and growing, CityMetric, August 25, 2015
  74. China's stock market is like a casino, and that's what attracts some investors, Reuters, August 19, 2015
  75. Can ecocities solve China's environmental problems? CityMetric, August 11, 2015
  76. When the stock bubble burst, did it take the rest of China with it? Reuters, August 11, 2015
  77. Profiting from the 'war on pollution', South China Morning Post, July 14, 2015
  78. The Future of China's 'Ghost Cities', China Daily, July 3, 2015
  79. "Enough empty floor space to cover Madrid": so why are China's ghost cities still unoccupied? CityMetric, June 29, 2015
  80. Economy Booms With Consumers, South China Morning Post, May 26, 2015
  81. Business district flourishes at strategic crossroads, South China Morning Post, May 26, 2015
  82. Strategy lets campuses transform city, South China Morning Post, May 26, 2015
  83. Banishing the ghost, South China Morning Post, May 26, 2015
  84. China's copycat manufacturers are now pushing the boundaries of innovation, South China Morning Post, May 20, 2015
  85. Demolition Party, The New Inquiry, May 18, 2015
  86. The myth of China's ghost cities, Reuters, April 21, 2015
  87. China's 5 most amazing new cities, Wanderlust Magazine, April 17, 2015
  88. Forget Silicon Valley: Innovators drawn to ‘dream city’ Shenzhen to make things happen, South China Morning Post, April 15, 2015
  89. After Under the Dome can China solve its air pollution crisis? CityMetric, March 25, 2015
  90. Why white wine, clothes dryers and car seats all flopped in China, South China Morning Post, March 24, 2015
  91. Investing in China's start-ups is a risky business – but can reap big rewards, South China Morning Post, March 11, 2015
  92. Chinese demand for new tastes driving increase in food and drink imports, South China Morning Post, February 13, 2015
  93. How China’s expat business owners have diversified to survive, South China Morning Post, January 6, 2015
  94. China's glut of new economic zones compete with each other and fuel a buyer's market, South China Morning Post, December 8, 2014
  95. I Visited The Japanese Mafia And Asked For A Tattoo, Glimpse Magazine, November 15, 2007