The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China by Shenggen Fan

The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

EditorShenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shang-Jin Wei

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China's rise as an economic powerhouse raises a number of questions that are the subject of lively debate. How did the country do it? How applicable are the lessons of China's economic reform of the past thirty years to the challenges it faces in the next three decades? What does the detailedpattern of China's success and challenges look like the sub-sectoral and sub-national levels, and what does this mean for future policy? How will China's role as a global economic player evolve?This Oxford Companion to the Economics of China presents an original collection of perspectives on the Chinese economy's past, present and future. The contributors of these entries include: the best of young Chinese researchers based in China and outside; renowned academics from the top universitiesin China, Europe, and North America; present and past senior officials of international agencies like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund; senior Chinese government officials from the Centre and the Provinces; and four recipients of the Nobel Prize in Economics.The Companion consists of 99 entries written by the leading China analysts of our time. The topics covered include: The China Model, Future Prospects for China , China and the Global Economy, Trade and the Chinese Economy, Macroeconomics and Finance, Urbanisation, Industry and Markets, Agricultureand Rural Development, Land, Infrastructure and Environment, Population and Labour, Dimensions of Wellbeing and Inequality, Health and Education, Gender Equity, Regional Divergence in China, and China's Provinces: Selected Perspectives.The Editors are four global leaders in Chinese economic analysis and policy who between them have held or hold the following positions: Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute; Co-Editor, China Economic Review; President Chinese Economists Society; Assistant Director ofResearch at the IMF; Principal Adviser to the Chief Economist of the World Bank; and Professors of Economics at Ivy League Universities.

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Title:The Oxford Companion to the Economics of ChinaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:536 pagesPublished:November 7, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shang-Jin Wei, and Xiaobo Zhang: Overview: The Economics of China: Successes and ChallengesPart 1: The China Model1. Xiaopeng Luo: From a Manipulated Revolution to Manipulated Marketisation: A Logic of the Chinese Model2. Joseph Stiglitz: Transition to a Market Economy: Explaining the Successes and Failures3. Chen Zongsheng: Chinese Residents' Rising Income Growth and Distribution Inequality4. Edwin Lim: The Influence of Foreign Economists in the Early Stages of China's Reforms5. Pranab Bardhan: China and India: The Pattern of Recent Growth and Governance in a Comparative Political Economy PerspectivePart 2: Future Prospects for China6. Simon Cox: Will China Continue to Prosper?7. Nathaniel Grotte and Robert Fogel: China: Prospects for Future Growth8. Dwight Perkins: China's Future Performance and Development Challenges9. Ligang Song: Rebalancing China's Growth10. Michael Spence: China's Middle Income Transition and Evolving Inclusive Growth Strategy11. Yanrui Wu: China's Consumer Revolution12. Guoqiang Tian: Future Strategy for Growth and InclusionPart 3: China and the Global Economy13. Peter Robertson: The Global Impact of China's Growth14. Gordon Hanson: Effects of China's Trade on Other Countries15. Dong He: The Internationalisation of the Renminbi16. Chad Bown: Antidumping and Other Trade Disputes17. Stephen Smith and Yao Pan: US-China Economic Relations18. Arvind Subramanian and Aaditya Mattoo: China and the WTO19. Deborah Brautigam: China's Aid PolicyPart 4: Trade and the Chinese Economy20. Menzie Chinn: The Chinese Exchange Rate and Global Imbalances21. John Whalley and Jing Wang: Using Tax Based Instruments for Innovative China's Trade Rebalancing22. Kym Anderson: China's Evolving Trade Composition23. Bin Xu: Trade Policy Reform and Trade Volume24. Ann Harrison: Trade and Industrial Policy: China in the 1990s to TodayPart 5: Macroeconomics and Finance25. Ross Garnaut: China: International Macro-economic Impact of Domestic Change26. Roger Gordon: Chinese Tax Structure27. Shuanglin Lin: Government Expenditures28. Dennis Tao Yang and Guonan Ma: China's High Saving Puzzle29. Eswar Prasad and Boyang Zhang: Monetary Policy in China30. Feng Lu: China's Inflation in the Post-Reform Period31. Yiping Huang: Local Government Debts32. Nouriel Roubini and Adam Wolfe: China is Headed for a Financial Crisis and a Sharp Slowdown33. Jun 'QJ' Qian and Franklin Allen: How Can China's Financial System Help Transform its Economy?Part 6: Urbanization34. Vernon Henderson: Urbanization in China35. Lina Song: Urban Wages in China36. David Dollar: Local Investment Climates and Competition among Cities37. Yongheng Deng: The Value of Land and Housing in China's Residential Market38. Zheng Song: The Urban Pension SystemPart 7: Industry and Markets39. Justin Yifu Lin: Development Strategy and Industrialization40. Loren Brandt: Industrial Upgrading and Productivity Growth in China41. Jici Wang: Making Clusters Innovative? A Chinese Observation42. Victor Nee and Sonja Opper: Markets and Institutional Change in China43. Zhigang Tao, Julan Du, and Yi Lu: Economic Institutions and their Impacts on Firm Strategies and Performance44. Hanming Fang: Insurance Markets in China45. Weiying Zhang: The Future of Private and State-owned Enterprises in China46. Yasheng Huang: Political Economy of Privatization in ChinaPart 8: Agriculture and Rural Development47. Laixiang Sun: Food Security and Agriculture in China48. Funing Zhong: Food Security in China: Historic and Future Perspectives: How does China feed its People?49. Keijiro Kei Otsuka: Farm Size and Long-Term Prospects for Chinese Agriculture50. Scott Rozelle and Jikan Huang: Agriculture RandD and Extension51. Calum Turvey: Rural Credit in China52. Huang Zuhui: Farmer Cooperatives in China: Development and Diversification53. Nancy Qian: Village Governance in China54. Loren Brandt: Local Governance and Rural Public Good ProvisionPart 9: Land, Infrastructure, and Environment55. Chengri Ding: Land and Development in China56. Sylvie Demurger: Infrastructure in China57. Trevor Houser: Doing Good While Doing Well: China's Search for Environmentally Sustainable Economic Growth58. Ximing Cai and Michelle Miro: Sustainable Water Resources Management in China: Critical Issues and Opportunities for Policy Reforms59. Hua Wang: Benefit-Cost Analysis of Ambient Water Quality Improvement in China60. Ye Qi: Climate ChangePart 10: Population and Labor61. Cai Fang: What Challenges is Demographic Transition Bringing to China's Growth?62. Xin Meng: Rural-Urban Migration in China63. Yang Yao: The Lewis Turning Point: Is There a Labor Shortage in China?64. Yaohui Zhao: Labor and Employment in ChinaPart 11: Dimensions of Wellbeing and Inequality65. Richard Easterlin: China's Well-Being Since 199066. Xi Chen: Relative Deprivation in China67. Albert Park and Wang Sangui: Poverty68. Carl Riskin: Inequality and the Reform Era in China69. John Knight: Inequality in China70. Hongbin Cai: Overcoming the Middle-income Trap in China: From the Perspective of Social Mobility71. Wan BaoRui: Trends in Food Consumption and Nutrition in China72. Douglas Almond: The Great Chinese Famine73. Martin Ravallion: An Emerging New Form of Social Protection in 21st Century ChinaPart 12: Health and Education74. Gordon Liu and Samuel Krumholz: Economics of Health Transitions in China75. Ling Zhu: The Changing Landscape of Rural Health Services in China76. James Heckman and Junjian Yi: Human Capital, Economic Growth, and Inequality in China77. Haizheng Li and Qinyi Liu: Human Capital: Schooling78. Wang Rong: Commanding Heights: The State and Higher Education in China79. Yingui Qian: Economics and Business Education in ChinaPart 13: Gender Equity80. Xiao-yuan Dong: Gender and China's Development81. Hongbin Li and Lingsheng Meng: High Sex Ratio in China: Causes and Consequences82. Yu Xie: Gender and Family83. Alan de Brauw: Women and Agricultural Labor in ChinaPart 14: Regional Divergence in China84. Kai-yuen Tsui: Regional Divergence85. Chenggang Xu: China's Political-Economic Institution: Regionally Decentralized Authoritarianism (RDA)86. Du Ying: China's Regional Development StrategyPart 15: China's Provinces: Selected Perspectives87. Dai Peikun: Anhui: Economic and Social Development88. Guo Wanda: Guangdong: Maintaining Leadership in China's Next Round of Reforms89. Cui Zhongren: Guangxi: Rapid Development90. Yang Chenhua: Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region: Strategies and Considerations of Development91. Futian Qu: Jiangsu: Pattern Change and Structural Adjustment92. Qu Dongyu: Ningxia: Poverty Alleviation and Development93. Zhang Chuanting: Shandong: Scientific Development and New Prospects94. Hi Tang Jie: Shenzhen: From Labor-Intensive to Innovation-driven Economic Growth95. Changwen Zhao: Sichuan: A West-China Province with Fast Development and Change96. Chen Zongsheng: Tianjin: The Third Growth Pole of China97. Xie Qingsheng: Western Regions: Ideas of Cultural Industry Development98. Jinchuan Shi: Zhejiang: Economic Development