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China’s economic reform : Success, problems and challenges

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  • He Fancass

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    The rise of China is a major episode in world economic history. From the late 1970s, China pursued market-oriented reforms and open policy. During the past two decades, China experienced extraordinary growth. Since 1978, GDP growth rates have averaged 10 per cent a year, and 10.7 per cent in the 1990s, rivaling the record achieved by Japan and the Four Tigers (South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong and Taiwan province of China) in their fast growing period. In a short span of time, China has experienced three historic transformations simultaneously. First, China is undergoing economic transition from a planned economy to a market economy. Second, China is undergoing economic development from a traditional agricultural economy to an industrialised economy. Third, China is changing from autarky to an important player in the arena of world economy and politics. Chinas experience provides an ideal laboratory for economic research. The study of the Chinese economy can not only shed light on the causes and process of this massive growth surge, but also enrich our understanding of policy reform and institutional changes.

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    Paper provided by East Asian Bureau of Economic Research in its series Macroeconomics Working Papers with number 22835.

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    Date of creation: Jan 2007
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    Keywords: economic reform; economic growth; state-owned-banks; state-owned-enterprises; economic development;

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    1. Chow, Gregory C, 1993. "Capital Formation and Economic Growth in China," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 108(3), pages 809-42, August.
    2. Garnaut, Ross & Huang, Yiping (ed.), 2001. "Growth without Miracles: Readings on the Chinese Economy in the Era of Reform," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199240593.
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