Wade Shepard

Wade is the author of "Ghost Cities of China: The Story of Cities Without People in the World's Most Populated Country," a book which explores and explains the peculiar nuances of China's urbanization movement. He has been featured in, interviewed by, or appeared on CNBC Squawk Box, CBC The Current, Forbes.com, VICE, NPR Morning Edition, BBC World, among others. He is currently traveling the various land and sea routes of China's Belt and Road initiative and the broader New Silk Road collecting information, insights, and stories for a book on the topic.