chapter  2
Increasing Income Inequality and Its Causes in China
Pages 19

In the nineteen years since China started its economic system reform in 1978, great changes have taken place in the whole economy, including the pattern of income distribution. This chapter tries to describe and examine the changes in the pattern of income distribution in China, especially the increasing inequality of income. Since income distribution is a big issue that covers a wide range, the chapter tries to focus on some significant aspects.