China's Transitional Economy

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Overview

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.

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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 Significance 1
China's Economy on the Eve of Reform 18
The Social Roots of China's Economic Development 37
Redefining State, Plan and Market: China's Reforms in Agricultural Commerce 58
The Role of Ownership and Property Rights in China's Economic Transition 85
The Role of Foreign Trade and Investment in China's Economic Transformation 103
China's Macroeconomy in Transition 121
China in Transition: The Political Foundations of Incremental Reform 143
The Role of the Local State in China's Transitional Economy 170
Implications of China's Reform Experience 188
Index 213
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