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Doug Young

Doug Young has lived and worked in China for 15 years, much of that as a journalist for Reuters. He currently lives in Shanghai where he teaches financial journalism at Fudan University. He writes daily on his blog, Young's China Business Blog (www.youngchinabiz.com).

Students burdened enough without being pushed into starting new businesses

A NEW program to encourage entrepreneurship at the city’s universities has been in the headlines these last few weeks, and looks like a good idea.

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Coffee shops sprouting like beans across Shanghai and rest of China

A NEW report on Starbucks’ plan to accelerate its China expansion made me realize just how overheated Shanghai has become with a recent explosion in new coffee shops.