China's Transitional Economy

China's Transitional Economy

by Andrew G. Walder, Walder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198290977

ISBN-13: 9780198290971

Pub. Date: 12/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This collection of essays interprets the successes and failures of China's post-Mao economic reforms and discusses the lessons they provide for the transitional economies of other regions, most notably Eastern Europe. The contributions to the volume draw out the policy and theoretical implications of China's transitional economy, looking at notable features of

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This collection of essays interprets the successes and failures of China's post-Mao economic reforms and discusses the lessons they provide for the transitional economies of other regions, most notably Eastern Europe. The contributions to the volume draw out the policy and theoretical implications of China's transitional economy, looking at notable features of China's reform path, an analysis of the reform's success, and a discussion of whether this success can be sustained.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198290971
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Series:
Studies on Contemporary China Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
China's Transitional Economy: Interpreting its Significance1
China's Economy on the Eve of Reform18
The Social Roots of China's Economic Development37
Redefining State, Plan and Market: China's Reforms in Agricultural Commerce58
The Role of Ownership and Property Rights in China's Economic Transition85
The Role of Foreign Trade and Investment in China's Economic Transformation103
China's Macroeconomy in Transition121
China in Transition: The Political Foundations of Incremental Reform143
The Role of the Local State in China's Transitional Economy170
Implications of China's Reform Experience188
Index213

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