Economic Reform and Development in China

Economic Reform and Development in China

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Known internationally as 'Mr Share Holding', the economist Li Yining has had a transformative impact on China's economic transition, most notably as an early advocate of ownership reforms in the state and other non-private sectors and in his promotion of shareholding theory, initiating the drive towards a modern corporate system in China. The thinking behind these and other landmark contributions that have helped to reshape China are featured in Economic Reform and Development in China, a collection of sixteen influential papers written and published during the reform period, from 1980 to 1998. Incorporating original research, policy proposals and theoretical thinking, these papers trace the development of Li's thought and the process through which the 'China Miracle' has been worked over the last three decades. This newly edited translation introduces how inextricably linked Li's academic work has been to the development of a distinctively Chinese path of economic more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3 colour illus.
  • 1139162209
  • 9781139162203

Table of contents

1. The role of education in economic growth; 2. Effective and rational investment under socialism; 3. Basic thoughts on economic restructuring; 4. A tentative study of socialist ownership structure; 5. Two types of disequilibrium and the mainstream of current economic restructuring; 6. Relationship between economic reform, growth and industrial restructuring; 7. Laying a solid foundation for new culture; 8. Cultural economics: a tentative study; 9. Environmental protection and compensation to victims of environmental damage; 10. Co-ordinating economy and environment in less developed regions; 11. Comparative economic history and the modernisation of China; 12. Growth and fluctuations in economic disequilibrium; 13. Property rights reform of rural enterprises; 14. Rationality and proportionality in income distribution; 15. Meshing fiscal policy with monetary policy; 16. The dual foundations of more