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China's Economic Development

Growth And Structural Change, 1st Edition

By Chu-yuan Cheng


560 pages

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How has the government of the PRC transformed traditional economic institutions into a socialist, central-planning system? What has been the impact of this transformation on China’s economic growth? What is the essence of the Chinese development model and how successfully has it functioned during the past three decades? What are the prospects for t

Table of Contents

Also of Interest -- Preface -- Conversion Equivalents and Terms -- Geographical Setting and Natural Endowment -- Ideological Background -- Collectivization of Agriculture -- Evolution of the Commune System -- Socialist Transformation of the Urban Economy -- Formulation and Implementation of the Central Plans -- Material Distribution and Market Control -- Price-Wage Structure and Policies -- The Strategies of Development -- Growth and Fluctuations in the National Economy -- The Industrialization Program -- Agricultural Development -- Changes in the Structure of the Economy -- International Economic Relations

About the Author

Dr. Cheng, a native of Guangdong Province, is professor of economics at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. He was for ten years consultant to the National Science Foundation, during which time he served as chief investigator with the Research Project on Scientific and Engineering Manpower in China. Among his many books on China’s economy are Communist China’s Economy, 1949–1962; Economic Relations Between Peking and Moscow; China’s Allocation of Fixed Capital Investment; The Machine-Building Industry in Communist China; and China’s Petroleum Industry: Output Growth and Export Potential.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies