Regional Inequality in China: Trends, Explanations and Policy Responses

Regional Inequality in China: Trends, Explanations and Policy Responses

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ISBN-13: 9781135972240
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/01/2009
Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 258
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Shenggen Fan is Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division of The International Food Policy Research Institute, USA.

Ravi Kanbur is T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, and Professor of Economics at Cornell University, USA. 

Xiaobo Zhang is a Senior Research fellow in the Development Strategy and Governance Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and leader of IFPRI’s China Program.

 

 

Table of Contents

Part 1: Trends in Regional Inequality  2. Which Regional Inequality: Rural-Urban or Coast-Inland? An Application to China  3. What Difference Do Polarisation Measures Make? An Application to China  4. Fifty Years of Regional Inequality in China: A Journey Through Central Planning, Reform and Openness  5. The Emerging Urban Poverty and Inequality in China: Evidence from Household Survey  6. Spatial Inequality in Education and Health Care in China Part 2: Explanations and Policy Responses  7. Resource Abundance and Regional Development in China  8. How Does Globalization Affect Regional Inequality within a Developing Country? Evidence from China  9. China’s WTO Accession: Impacts on Regional Agricultural Income - A Multi-regional General Equilibrium Analysis  10. Infrastructure and Regional Economic Development in Rural China  11. Public Investment and Regional Inequality in Rural China  12. Reforms, Investment and Poverty in Rural China  13. Fiscal Decentralization and Political Centralization in China: Implications for Growth and Inequality  14. Social Entitlement Exchange and Balanced Economic Growth

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