Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Reduction in Contemporary China by Shujie YaoEconomic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Reduction in Contemporary China by Shujie Yao

Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Reduction in Contemporary China

byShujie YaoEditorShujie Yao

Hardcover | April 19, 2005

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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.
Shujie Yaois chair of economics at the Middlesex University Business School. He was previously professor of economics at the University of Portsmouth and research fellow at the University of Oxford. He is author and co-author of five books and has published extensively in a great number of economics journals. He has worked in many less...
Title:Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Reduction in Contemporary ChinaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.9 inPublished:April 19, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:041533196X

ISBN - 13:9780415331968


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?

Editorial Reviews

'This book offers serious academic research drawn from the author's own papers published in many academic journals. It's even accessible to readers with limited technical background and is a must for anyone even slightly interested in modern China.' - The China Journal

'Yao provides a wide-ranging analysis.' - The China Journal