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Roseann Lake

Roseann Lake

is The Economist’s Cuba correspondent and author of “Leftover in China: The Women Shaping the World’s Next Superpower” (W. W. Norton & Company)

A new cold war

Roseann Lake, The Economist’s Cuba correspondent, consults a fortune teller in Havana

A wife less ordinary

Women in urban China are better educated and wealthier than a generation ago. But, as Roseann Lake discovers, their success often counts against them in the marriage market