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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521604044

ISBN-13: 9780521604048

Pub. Date: 08/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

Overview

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

List of tables and figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Economic market and political market; 1. Chinese factories: organization, institutional change, and performance variation; 2. Central planning and its decline; 3. Survival of the fittest in power-leveraged competition; 4. Referee as player: menaces and opportunities for industrial firms; 5. Hierarchies and markets in the 'Local Inc.': a tale of two localities; 6. Favor-seeking and relational constraints; 7. Competition, economic growth and latent problems; Conclusion; Appendices.

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