Inflation and Investment Controls in China: The Political Economy of Central-Local Relations during the Reform Era

Inflation and Investment Controls in China: The Political Economy of Central-Local Relations during the Reform Era

by Yasheng Huang
     
 

A political-economic analysis of how China has been able to avoid hyperinflation while maintaining high annual growth rates.See more details below

Overview

A political-economic analysis of how China has been able to avoid hyperinflation while maintaining high annual growth rates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521554831
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
391
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and tables; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Preface; 1. Introduction; Part I. The Economic and Political Roles of Local Government Officials: 2. Local government officials as economic agents; 3. Local bureaucrats as investors: the investment roles of local governments; 4. The local officials in the bureaucratic hierarchy; Part II. Macroeconomic Policy Developments During the Reform Era: 5. Excess investment demand and austerity policies; Part III. Analyzing Local Investment Behavior: 7. Strategic investment behavior during austerity; 8. Bureaucratic investment behavior; 9. Conclusion: Political institutions, inflation control, and economic reforms; References; Indexes.

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