Chinas Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Hardcover | April 8, 2013

byLinda Yueh

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China's economic growth has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world to its second largest economy. Understanding the drivers of growth remains elusive as the country is affected by both its transition from central planning and the challenges of a developing country. Thisbook examines the main themes of growth, offering micro level evidence to shed light on the macro drivers of the economy. It also focuses on law and informal institutions of the economy to highlight the importance of entrepreneurship and the development of the private sector.

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China's economic growth has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world to its second largest economy. Understanding the drivers of growth remains elusive as the country is affected by both its transition from central planning and the challenges of a developing country. Thisbook examines the main themes of growth, offe...

Linda Yueh is a fellow in economics at Oxford University, Adjunct Professor of economics at the London Business School, and an economics broadcast commentator. She directs the China Growth Centre at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, is an associate at the Centre for Economic Performance and the IDEAS research centre at the London S...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:April 8, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199205787

ISBN - 13:9780199205783

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. New Growth Theories: Transition and Institutional Change3. Neoclassical Growth: Labour Productivity and Corporate Restructuring4. Endogenous Growth: Human Capital and Labour Market Reforms5. 'Catch up' Growth: Technology Transfers and Innovation6. Informal Growth Determinants: Self-Employment and Social Capital7. Financial and Legal Development: The Role of Private Enterprises in Growth8. Global Integration and Growth: Re-Balancing the Economy9. Conclusion: The Role of the State