Summary: Will China's recent economic growth continue at the same rate? For how long? What obstacles lie in the way of sustained growth? Who gains and why? Gregory Chow covers these and many other issues.
Provides a penetrating and comprehensive analysis of the historical, institutional and theoretical factors that have contributed to China's economic success
Reveals new findings concerning the roles of ma...show morerket institutions, Chinese human capital, private ownership, forms of government, political conditions, and bureaucratic economic institutions
The new edition covers a diverse set of important issues: environmental restraints; income distribution; rural poverty; the education system; healthcare; exchange rate policies; monetary policies; and financial regulation.
...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 07 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher: Blackwell Publishers Published: 02/13/2007 International: No
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Part I. Historical Background and General Survey
1. Economic Lessons from History 2. Experiment with Planning and Economic Disruptions 3. Economic Reform up to Middle 1990s 4. Problems and Prospects of Further Reform
Part II. Analysis of the Macroeconomy
5. Economic Growth 6. Economic Fluctuations 7. Macroeconomic Policies 8. Effects of Political Movements on the Macroeconomy
Part III. Topics in Economic Development
9. Consumption 10. Western Development and Environmental Policies 11. Population 12. Human Capital
Part IV. Analysis of Individual Sectors
13. Banking and Financial System 14. Shanghai Stock Price Determination 15. Behavior of State Enterprises 16. The Non-state Sectors 17. Foreign Trade 18. Foreign Investment
Part V. Studies of Economic Institutions and Infrastructure
19. Use or Misuse of Assets 20. The Legal System and the Role of Government 21. Education System and Policy 22. Taking Stock and Looking Ahead Conclusion. Lessons for the Study of Economic Transformation Index
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