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Capitalism with Chinese characteristics

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348pp. 2008. Hardback. Please note the paper dust jacket is missing. Book very good condition. 

Presents a story of two Chinas - an entrepreneurial rural China and a state-controlled urban China. In the 1980s, rural China gained the upper hand. In the 1990s, urban China triumphed. In the 1990s, the Chinese state reversed many of its rural experiments, with long-lasting damage to the economy and society. A weak financial sector, income disparity, rising illiteracy, productivity slowdowns, and reduced personal income growth are the product of the capitalism with Chinese characteristics of the 1990s and beyond. While GDP grew quickly in both decades, the welfare implications of growth differed substantially. The book uses the emerging Indian miracle to debunk the widespread notion that democracy is automatically anti-growth. As the country marked its 30th anniversary of reforms in 2008, China faces some of its toughest economic challenges and substantial vulnerabilities that require fundamental institutional reforms.

Item details

Author(s):
Yasheng Huang
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
238x160x25
EAN-13:
9780521898102
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780521898102
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
348
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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348pp. 2008. Hardback. Please note the paper dust jacket is missing. Book very good condition. 

Presents a story of two Chinas - an entrepreneurial rural China and a state-controlled urban China. In the 1980s, rural China gained the upper hand. In the 1990s, urban China triumphed. In the 1990s, the Chinese state reversed many of its rural experiments, with long-lasting damage to the economy and society. A weak financial sector, income disparity, rising illiteracy, productivity slowdowns, and reduced personal income growth are the product of the capitalism with Chinese characteristics of the 1990s and beyond. While GDP grew quickly in both decades, the welfare implications of growth differed substantially. The book uses the emerging Indian miracle to debunk the widespread notion that democracy is automatically anti-growth. As the country marked its 30th anniversary of reforms in 2008, China faces some of its toughest economic challenges and substantial vulnerabilities that require fundamental institutional reforms.

Author(s):
Yasheng Huang
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
238x160x25
EAN-13:
9780521898102
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780521898102
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
348
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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