Economic growth in China has been exceptionally strong in recent decades, but the country still faces enormous economic problems, including huge poverty, uneven regional development, the problems associated with strengthening capital formation, modernising and making more productive the very large former state sector. This book presents the work of

chapter |10 pages


ByShujie Yao, Xiaming Liu

part |2 pages

Part I General economic issues

chapter 1|28 pages


Confronting restructuring and stability
ByWing Thye Woo

chapter 2|14 pages

China’s economic reform and development

The impact on the Asia-Pacific region
ByJohn Wong

part |2 pages

Part II Industry, agriculture and the financial market

chapter 4|19 pages

China’s telecommunications industry

Poised to grow after WTO
ByJohn Wong, Chee Kong Wong

chapter 5|21 pages

Private enterprise

The engine for sustaining growth in the Chinese economy?
ByQihai Huang

chapter 7|17 pages

Chinese grain market efficiency in the post-reform period

ByZiping Wu, Seamus McErlean

chapter 8|15 pages

Volatility and volatility spillovers in Chinese stock markets

ByPing Wang, Aying Liu

part |2 pages

Part III Openness and social issues

chapter 9|23 pages

The development of the Chinese–EU trade relations

ByHaico Ebbers, Jianhong Zhang

chapter 11|13 pages

Total factor productivity in Chinese industries

Does foreign direct investment matter?
ByXiaohui Liu, Chengang Wang

chapter 12|29 pages

Openness and economic performance in China

ByShujie Yao, Zongyi Zhang

chapter 13|17 pages

Financing long-term care

A challenge to China’s social welfare reform
ByJane Zhang, Simon Gao, Shanyou Guo

chapter 14|23 pages

Micro-intervention for poverty reduction: the case of

The case of Guizhou, China
ByAjit S. Bhalla, Shufang Qiu