Between Politics and Markets: Firms, Competition, and Institutional Change in Post-Mao China / Edition 1

Between Politics and Markets: Firms, Competition, and Institutional Change in Post-Mao China / Edition 1

by Yi-min Lin
     
 

Between Politics and Markets examines how the decline of central planning in post-Mao China was related to the rise of two markets—an economic market for the exchange of products and factors, and a political market for the diversion to private interests of state assets and authorities. Lin reveals their concurrent development through an account of howSee more details below

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Between Politics and Markets examines how the decline of central planning in post-Mao China was related to the rise of two markets—an economic market for the exchange of products and factors, and a political market for the diversion to private interests of state assets and authorities. Lin reveals their concurrent development through an account of how industrial firms competed their way out of the plan through exchange relations with one another and with state agents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521604048
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2010
Series:
Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences Series, #18
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : economic market and political market1
1Chinese industrial enterprises : a bird's-eye view24
2Central planning and its decline47
3The rugged terrain of competition67
4Referee as player : menaces and opportunities for industrial firms98
5Erosion of authority relations : a tale of two localities122
6Favor seeking and relational constraints151
7Competition, economic growth, and latent problems169
Conclusion197

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