Research Articles by Rinzin Dorjee

China’s Urbancide in Tibet

March 17, 2017

The State Council of China unveiled the National New Type Urbanization Plan (NUP) in 2014 to increase the percentage of urban residents in the total population of China from 52.6 percent in 2012 to 60 percent by 2020. The ratio of citizens with urban hukou (resident permit) will increase 35.3 percent to approximately 45 percent.......Read More

By *Rinzin Dorjee

China’s Transport Infrastructural Build-up in Tibet: Impacts & Implications

June 4, 2016

Introduction  China recently announced the continuation of its preferential financial policies in Tibet[1] even though scholars such as Dexter Roberts and Jin Wei have been critical of such measures pointing out that the area not only derives little direct benefit from the investments but further exacerbates its dependency economy. Since the 1990’s, the government of... Read more »......Read More

By *Rinzin Dorjee