An analysis of the PRC's current economic problems and a critical evaluation of the nation's efforts to solve them, this book brings together papers and speeches by Xue Muqiao, one of China's most prominent economists and one of its key spokesmen for liberal economic reform. Xue addresses such issues as commune and brigade enterprises; employment a
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Also of Interest -- Editor's Introduction -- Editorial Notes -- Author's Preface -- Economic Work Must Be in Accordance with Laws of Economic Development -- Comprehensive Balance in the National Economy -- Thirty Years of Arduous Efforts to Create an Economy -- Commune and Brigade Enterprises -- Wages -- Comments on Employment in Cities and Towns -- Price Adjustment and Reform of the Price Control System -- Why Was the Budget in Deficit When the Production Situation Was So Good? -- An Inquiry into Reform of the Economic System -- Comments on Reform of the Economic System -- Economic Structure and Reform of the Economic System -- Contents of Current Economic Problems in China (Chinese Edition) -- Dates of Frequently Mentioned Events -- Conversion Table for Units of Measurement
K. K. Fung, translator and editor of the collection, is associate professor of economics at Memphis State University. He has had extensive experience in translating Chinese economic literature into English; among his translations are Chinese Economic Planning (1978) and Fundamentals of Political Economy (1977).