Chinese people are as likely to believe that most people benefit from a free market economy as Americans are, according to a new Pew Research Center report. Three-quarters of Chinese people “completely agree” or “mostly agree” with the following statement: “Most people are better off in a free market economy, even though some people are rich and some are poor.”
That’s a decline from the share who agreed with the statement in 2010, but at 74 percent it’s still about equal to the agreement level in America, which was 67 percent. (The margin of sampling error is plus or minus 4 percentage points in both countries, so the difference in the two responses is not statistically significant.)
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