The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

ISBN : 9780198825531

Shenggen Fan; Ravi Kanbur; Shang-Jin Wei; Xiaobo Zhang
656 ページ
189 x 246 mm

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 detailed pattern of China's success and challenges look like at 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? The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China presents an original collection of perspectives on the Chinese economy's past, present, and future: 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, agriculture and rural development, land, infrastructure, and environment, population and labo


Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Shang-Jin Wei, and Xiaobo Zhang: Overview: The Economics of China: Successes and Challenges
Part 1: The China Model
1 Xiaopeng Luo: From a Manipulated Revolution to Manipulated Marketization: A Logic of the Chinese Model
2 Joseph E. Stiglitz: Transition to a Market Economy: Explaining the Successes and Failures
3 Chen Zongsheng: Chinese Residents' Rising Income Growth and Distribution Inequality
4 Edwin Lim: The Influence of Foreign Economists in the Early Stages of China's Reforms
5 Pranab Bardhan: China and India: The Pattern of Recent Growth and Governance in a Comparative Political Economy Perspective
Part 2: Future Prospects for China
6 Simon Cox: Will China Continue to Prosper?
7 Nathaniel Grotte and Robert W. Fogel: China: Prospects for Future Growth
8 Dwight Perkins: China's Future Performance and Development Challenges
9 Ligang Song: Rebalancing China's Growth
10 Michael Spence: China's Middle Income Transition and Evolving Inclusive Growth Strategy
11 Yanrui Wu: China's Consumer Revolution
12 Guoqiang Tian: Future Strategy for Growth and Inclusion
Part 3: China and the Global Economy
13 Peter E. Robertson: The Global Impact of China's Growth
14 Gordon H. Hanson: Effects of China's Trade on Other Countries
15 Dong He: The Internationalization of the Renminbi
16 Chad P. Bown: Antidumping and Other Trade Disputes
17 Stephen C. Smith and Yao Pan: US-China Economic Relations
18 Arvind Subramanian and Aaditya Mattoo: China and the WTO
19 Deborah Brautigam: China's Aid Policy
Part 4: Trade and the Chinese Economy
20 Menzie D. Chinn: The Chinese Exchange Rate and Global Imbalances
21 John Whalley and Jing Wang: Using Tax Based Instruments for Innovative China's Trade Rebalancing
22 Kym Anderson: China's Evolving Trade Composition
23 Bin Xu: Trade Policy Reform and Trade Volume
24 Ann Harrison: Trade and Industrial Policy: China in the 1990s to Today
Part 5: Macroeconomics and Finance
25 Ross Garnaut: China: International Macro-economic Impact of Domestic Change
26 Roger Gordon and Wei Li: Chinese Tax Structure
27 Shuanglin Lin: Government Expenditures
28 Dennis Tao Yang and Guonan Ma: China's High Saving Puzzle
29 Eswar Prasad and Boyang Zhang: Monetary Policy in China
30 Feng Lu: China's Inflation in the Post-Reform Period
31 Yiping Huang: Local Government Debts
32 Nouriel Roubini and Adam Wolfe: China is Headed for a Financial Crisis and a Sharp Slowdown
33 Jun 'QJ' Qian and Franklin Allen: How Can China's Financial System Help Transform its Economy?
Part 6: Urbanization
34 J. Vernon Henderson: Urbanization in China
35 Lina Song: Urban Wages in China
36 David Dollar: Local Investment Climates and Competition among Cities
37 Yongheng Deng: The Value of Land and Housing in China's Residential Market
38 Zheng Song, Kjetil Storesletten, Yikai Wang, and Fabrizio Zilibotti: The Urban Pension System
Part 7: Industry and Markets
39 Justin Yifu Lin: Development Strategy and Industrialization
40 Loren Brandt: Industrial Upgrading and Productivity Growth in China
41 Jici Wang: Making Clusters Innovative? A Chinese Observation
42 Victor Nee and Sonja Opper: Markets and Institutional Change in China
43 Zhigang Tao, Julan Du, and Yi Lu: Economic Institutions and their Impacts on Firm Strategies and Performance
44 Hanming Fang: Insurance Markets in China
45 Weiying Zhang: The Future of Private and State-owned Enterprises in China
46 Yasheng Huang: Political Economy of Privatization in China
Part 8: Agriculture and Rural Development
47 Laixiang Sun: Food Security and Agriculture in China
48 Funing Zhong: Food Security in China
49 Keijiro Otsuka: Farm Size and Long-Term Prospects for Chinese Agriculture
50 Scott Rozelle and Jikan Huang: Agriculture R&D and Extension
51 Calum G. Turvey: Rural Credit in China
52 Huang Zuhui: Farmer Cooperatives in China: Development and Diversification
53 Nancy Qian: Village Governance in China
54 Loren Brandt: Local Governance and Rural Public Good Provision
Part 9: Land, Infrastructure, and Environment
55 Chengri Ding: Land and Development in China
56 Sylvie Demurger: Infrastructure in China
57 Trevor Houser: Doing Good While Doing Well: China's Search for Environmentally Sustainable Economic Growth
58 Ximing Cai and Michelle Miro: Sustainable Water Resources Management in China: Critical Issues and Opportunities for Policy Reforms
59 Hua Wang: Benefit-Cost Analysis of Ambient Water Quality Improvement in China
60 Ye Qi: Climate Change
Part 10: Population and Labor
61 Cai Fang: What Challenges is Demographic Transition Bringing to China's Growth?
62 Xin Meng: Rural-Urban Migration in China
63 Yang Yao: The Lewis Turning Point: Is There a Labor Shortage in China?
64 Yaohui Zhao: Labor and Employment in China
Part 11: Dimensions of Wellbeing and Inequality
65 Richard A. Easterlin: China's Well-Being Since 1990
66 Xi Chen: Relative Deprivation in China
67 Albert Park and Wang Sangui: Poverty
68 Carl Riskin: Inequality and the Reform Era in China
69 John Knight: Inequality in China
70 Hongbin Cai: Overcoming the Middle-income Trap in China: From the Perspective of Social Mobility
71 Wan Baorui: Trends in Food Consumption and Nutrition in China
72 Douglas Almond: The Great Chinese Famine
73 Martin Ravallion: An Emerging New Form of Social Protection in 21st Century China
Part 12: Health and Education
74 Gordon G. Liu and Samuel Krumholz: Economics of Health Transitions in China
75 Ling Zhu: The Changing Landscape of Rural Health Services in China
76 James J. Heckman and Junjian Yi: Human Capital, Economic Growth, and Inequality in China
77 Haizheng Li and Qinyi Liu: Human Capital: Schooling
78 Wang Rong: Commanding Heights: The State and Higher Education in China
79 Yingui Qian: Economics and Business Education in China
Part 13: Gender Equity
80 Xiao-yuan Dong: Gender and China's Development
81 Hongbin Li and Lingsheng Meng: High Sex Ratio in China: Causes and Consequences
82 Yu Xie: Gender and Family
83 Alan de Brauw: Women and Agricultural Labor in China
Part 14: Regional Divergence in China
84 Kai-yuen Tsui: Regional Divergence
85 Chenggang Xu: China's Political-Economic Institution: Regionally Decentralized Authoritarianism (RDA)
86 Du Ying: China's Regional Development Strategy
Part 15: China's Provinces: Selected Perspectives
87 Peikun Dai: Anhui: Economic and Social Development
88 Wanda Guo: Guangdong: Maintaining Leadership in China's Next Round of Reforms
89 Zhongren Cui: Guangxi: Rapid Development
90 Chenhua Yang: Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region: Strategies and Considerations of Development
91 Futian Qu: Jiangsu: Pattern Change and Structural Adjustment
92 Dongyu Qu: Ningxia: Poverty Alleviation and Development
93 Chuanting Zhang: Shandong: Scientific Development and New Prospects
94 Jie Tang: Shenzhen: From Labor-Intensive to Innovation-driven Economic Growth
95 Changwen Zhao: Sichuan: A West-China Province with Fast Development and Change
96 Chen Zongsheng: Tianjin: The Third Growth Pole of China
97 Qingsheng Xie: Western Regions: Ideas of Cultural Industry Development
98 Jinchuan Shi: Zhejiang: Economic Development


Shenggen Fan is Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute. Ravi Kanbur is T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, and Professor of Economics at Cornell University. Shang-Jin Wei is s N. T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy and Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School. Xiaobo Zhang is National one thousand-talent program Chair and Professor of Economics at the School of Development, Peking University and Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).