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The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth (The MIT Press) By Barry J. Naughton (Professor of Chinese Economy; & Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs, University of California, San Diego)

The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth (The MIT Press)
by Barry J. Naughton (Professor of Chinese Economy; & Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs, University of California, San Diego)

The most comprehensive English-language overview of the modern Chinese economy, covering China's economic development since 1949 and post-1978 reforms--from industrial change and agricultural organization to science and technology.

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The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth Summary


This comprehensive overview of the modern Chinese economy by a noted expert on China's economic development offers a quality and breadth of coverage not found in any other English-language text. In The Chinese Economy, Barry Naughton provides both an engaging, broadly focused introduction to China's economy since 1949 and original insights based on his own extensive research. The book will be an essential resource for students, teachers, scholars, business people, and policymakers. It is suitable for classroom use for undergraduate or graduate courses. After presenting background material on the pre-1949 economy and the industrialization, reform, and market transition that have taken place since, the book examines different aspects of the modern Chinese economy. It analyzes patterns of growth and development, including population growth and the one-child family policy; the rural economy, including agriculture and rural industrialization; industrial and technological development in urban areas; international trade and foreign investment; macroeconomic trends and cycles and the financial system; and the largely unaddressed problems of environmental quality and the sustainability of growth. The text is notable also for placing China's economy in interesting comparative contexts, discussing it in relation to other transitional or developing economies and to such advanced industrial countries as the United States and Japan. It provides both a broad historical and macro perspective as well as a focused examination of the actual workings of China's complex and dynamic economic development. Interest in the Chinese economy will only grow as China becomes an increasingly important player on the world's stage. This book will be the standard reference for understanding and teaching about the next economic superpower.

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The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth (The MIT Press)
Barry J. Naughton (Professor of Chinese Economy; & Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs, University of California, San Diego)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
MIT Press Ltd
2006-10-27
544
0262640643
9780262640640
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