ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

The business of China's celebrity online economists

Model goes to the heart of what people can, and cannot, say online

| China

Zhou Xin is co-founder of Yicai Global and a former chief Hong Kong correspondent for Shanghai TV.

How many economists does China have in all? The true number is very difficult to tally because in China, just as in many other countries with high social media literacy, all people have to do to style themselves as an economist is add it to their social media bio.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more