This book presents a survey of China's reforms of the last thirty years, providing an invaluable assessment of the reforms from the perspective of experts within China, including an appraisal of how the reforms have been, what the consequences have been, and how far the reforms have been successful.
1. An overview of the situation in China 2. The evolution of China’s reform and development process 3. China’s rural reform over the past thirty years 4. Strategies and policies that relate to China’s opening up to the outside world 5. China’s macroeconomic cycle control 6. Public finance and tax reform 7. Reform and development of China’s capital markets 8. Reform and development of State-owned enterprises 9. Reform and opening up of the banking industry 10. Private enterprises, and the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises 11. Monetary policy reform 12. Price reform 13. Reform of exchange-rate mechanisms 14. Labor market reform 15. Reform of the systems governing goods circulation and distribution in China 16. China’s relationships with international financial institutions during the period of reform and opening up 17. Building basic infrastructure in China 18. Conquering poverty while in the midst of developing the country 19. Reform and development of the social security system 20. Educational reform 21. Healthcare reform