Routledge Handbook Of The Chinese Economy by Gregory C. ChowRoutledge Handbook Of The Chinese Economy by Gregory C. Chow

Routledge Handbook Of The Chinese Economy

EditorGregory C. Chow, Dwight H. Perkins

Hardcover | January 8, 2014

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China's rapid rise to become the world's second largest economy has resulted in an unprecedented impact on the global system and an urgent need to understand the more about the newest economic superpower.

TheRoutledge Handbook of the Chinese Economyis an advanced-level reference guide which surveys the current economic situation in China and its integration into the global economy. An internationally renowned line-up of scholars contribute chapters on the key components of the contemporary economy and their historical foundations.

Topics covered include:

  • the history of the Chinese economy from ancient times onwards;
  • economic growth and development;
  • population, the labor market, income distribution, and poverty;
  • legal, political, and financial institutions; and
  • foreign trade and investments.

Offering a cutting-edge overview of the Chinese economy, theHandbookis an invaluable resource for academics, researchers, economists, graduate, and undergraduate students studying this ever-evolving field.

Gregory C. Chowis Professor of Economics and Class of 1913 Professor of Political Economy, emeritus, at Princeton University, USA and has been on the Princeton faculty since 1970.Dwight H. Perkinsis the Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, emeritus, at Harvard University, USA and has been on the Harvard faculty sinc...
Title:Routledge Handbook Of The Chinese EconomyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:372 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 8, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415643449

ISBN - 13:9780415643443


Table of Contents

1. The Characteristic of China's Traditional EconomyLin Man-houng

2. The Late Qing Dynasty to the Early Republic of China: A Period of Great Institutional TransformationKenneth Shunyuen Chan

3. The Centrally Planned Command Economy, 1949-1984Dwight H. Perkins

4. China's Economic Reform: Processes, Issues and Prospects, 1978-2012Wu Jinglian and Fan Shitao

5. Economic Growth and DevelopmentJustin Yifu Lin

6. Population in China: Changes and Future PerspectivesPeng Xizhe

7. A Labor Market with Chinese CharacteristicsR. B. Freeman

8. The Chinese Savings PuzzlesJean-Pierre Laffargue and Eden S.H. Yu

9. Macroeconomic Management of the Chinese Economy Since the 1990sYu Yongding

10. Trends in Income Inequality in China since the 1950sCarl Riskin

11. China's Agriculture: Past Failures, Present Successes and Enabling PoliciesJikun Huang and Scott Rozelle

12. State and Non-State Enterprises in China's Economic TransitionLigang Song

13. Foreign Trade of ChinaK.C. Fung and Sarah Y. Tong

14. China's Inbound and Outbound Foreign Direct InvestmentYasheng Huang

15. Banking and Financial InstitutionsGang Yi and Kai Guo

16. Law and the Economy in ChinaJacques deLisle

17. Political Mechanisms and CorruptionLynn White

18. Energy and Environmental Issues and Policy in ChinaZhongXiang Zhang

19. The Future of the Chinese EconomyDavid Daokui Li

Editorial Reviews

"In this volume, Gregory Chow and Dwight Perkins assemble a global array of authors to provide a comprehensive account of China¿s economic development both before and after the reform initiatives of the late 1970s. While many of the contributors focus on institutions, policies and outcomes at the national level, detailed accounts by reform participants Wu Jinglian and Yi Gang along with an iconoclastic essay by Lynn White provide readers with unusual insight into the operational mechanisms of China¿s political economy." ¿ Thomas G. Rawski, Professor of Economics and History, University of Pittsburgh, USA "The Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Economy excels in the breadth of its contributors and topics. Professors Chow and Perkins have assembled an all-star group of authors ranging from international academic leaders to those with relevant experience within the Chinese government. Topics range from historical perspectives to current economic issues on the road to reform. Anyone interested in the Chinese economy will find this handbook a must read." ¿ Burton G. Malkiel, Professor of Economics, Princeton University, USA "Gregory Chow and Dwight Perkins, two giants in economic science, were major figures in helping to start the process of training Chinese students in modern economics in 1986 through their chairmen-ship of the US-China Committee on Economics Education and Research at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. We must thank them again now for sharing with us some of the significant fruits of that transformational training program. The many excellent articles in this Handbook on a broad range of topics make it indispensable to the library of a China scholar." ¿ Wing Thye Woo, Professor of Economics, University of California, Davis, USA "Many top names in the subject are to be found in this collection, such as those the editors themselves, Justin Yifu Lin, Richard B. Freeman, Carl Riskin and so on, both Western and Chinese. The work covers not only the historical data of the modern Chinese economy, but also its ongoing problems and future challenges, all in 19 chapters. There is also a detailed index, which is very useful. It should become a standard work in the field. Any serious scholar dealing with Chinese economic matters might think of having this work on his or her bookshelf." - Malcolm Warner, University of Cambridge, Journal of General Management-BOOK REVIEW-CHINA 2016