My recent research has focused on pollution dynamics in China’s cities. Â This Times article provides a nice case study about what interests me. Â Political protest reveals an urban demand for green cities and this will motivate an autocrat to supply such public goods. Â Â For those of you who like to read academic economics papers about China’s urban quality of life, take a look at; Â this, this Â Â , thisÂ , Â and this. Â Â After the election, I plan to start to blog about these topics.