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  • Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Reduction in Contemporary Chinaby Shujie Yao

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.14

    China has experienced over a quarter century of rapid economic growth, which has had a phenomenal impact on the global economy. Entering into the twenty-first century implies that China has begun a new phase of economic and social development. Yao reviews the economic development history of contemporary China from 1949 to the present, paying special... more...

  • Agricultural Reforms and Grain Production in Chinaby Shujie Yao

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 83.89

    This book explains how policy changes affect farmers' production incentives and efficiency of resource allocation within and outside agriculture in modern China, paying particular attention to the effects of technical inputs on yield and efficiency of spatial crop production pattern. Drawing experiences of agricultural development in different periods... more...

  • Sustaining China's Economic Growth in the Twenty-first Centuryby Xiaming Liu; Shujie Yao

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.37

    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... more...

  • Globalization, Competition and Growth in Chinaby Jian Chen; Shujie Yao

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.14

    Presenting original work and new thinking on a wide range of important issues, the book explores the current state of globalization, competition and growth in China. China has produced an economic miracle since the late 1970s in its transition from a planned to a market economy. This remarkable economic performance was brought about by an open-door... more...

  • Chinese Banking Reformby Chunxia Jiang; Shujie Yao

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 129.20

    This book is a wide-ranging and timely overview of the contemporary Chinese banking system. It charts the vast changes in Chinese banking from before China’s admission to the WTO in 2001 to more recent regulatory reform and developments in the shadow banking sector. The book begins with an economic history of the mono-banking system, and a critical... more...

  • Economic Convergence in Greater Chinaby Chun Kwok Lei; Shujie Yao

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.76

    Although China's economy has grown very rapidly in recent decades, there are still very large differences between the economy of mainland China and the economies of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.  For example, per capita income in Hong Kong is many, many times higher than per capita income in mainland China.  This book considers the degree to which... more...

  • Performance of the Chinese Insurance Industry under Economic Reformsby Shujie Yao; Zhongwei Han; Dan Luo

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    The Chinese insurance industry has experienced rapid development during the past decade. This original book is the first study in English literature to address the efficiency issue of the Chinese insurance sector, and presents a comprehensive review on alternative methodologies for analyzing firm efficiency. The authors suggest alternative ways to... more...

  • The Chinese Economy under Transitionby Sarah Cook; Shujie Yao; Juzhong Zhuang

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 205.00

    This wide-ranging collection addresses many important issues in China's economy under transition, from grain production to trade, to the development of township enterprises, the restructuring of state-owned enterprises, the emergence of big business, money demand and consumption behaviour. Together, the studies provide insightful analysis and discussion... more...

  • China and the World Economyby Prof David Greenaway; Professor Chris Milner; Shujie Yao

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 120.00

    The rising importance of China and its impact on the world economy has attracted massive interest worldwide. This book  examines a wide range of issues related to China and its relationship with the world economy, focusing on its successful development experiences and how its rise may affect the rest of the world in the coming decades. more...

  • China's Development and Harmonizationby Bin Wu; Shujie Yao; Jian Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.45

    The concept of ‘harmonization’ has become very popular in China, with the Chinese government increasingly applying the term ‘harmonious society’ to internal affairs and the term ‘harmonious world’ to international relationships. Harmonization as both an end and a means of China’s development is deeply rooted in China’s cultural tradition, which emphasizes... more...