Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Reduction in Contemporary China

Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Reduction in Contemporary China

by Shujie Yao
     
 

China has experienced over a quarter century of rapid economic growth, which has had a phenomenal impact on the global economy. Entering into the twenty-first century implies that China has begun a new phase of economic and social development. Yao reviews the economic development history of contemporary China from 1949 to the present, paying special attention to

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Overview

China has experienced over a quarter century of rapid economic growth, which has had a phenomenal impact on the global economy. Entering into the twenty-first century implies that China has begun a new phase of economic and social development. Yao reviews the economic development history of contemporary China from 1949 to the present, paying special attention to growth, inequality and poverty reduction. A real Chinese economic miracle should have two important features: high income growth and a fair distribution system so that poverty can be eradicated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415331968
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/19/2005
Series:
Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy Series
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Economic Performance in Contemporary China: An Overall Assessment 3. Agricultural and Rural Development 4. Openness and Economic Performance 5. Decomposition of Gini Coefficients by Population Class and Income Source: A Spreadsheet Approach and Application 6. Rural-Urban and Regional Inequality in Output, Income and Consumption under Reforms 7. Regional Inequality and Diverging Club 8. Understanding Income Inequality in China: A Multi-Angle Perspective 9. Further Study on Inequality and Poverty Reduction 10. Unemployment and Uurban Poverty 11. Is Migration a Way of Escaping Poverty in China?

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