Sequencing and the Success of Gradualism: Empirical Evidence from China's Agricultural Reform
AbstractThis paper provides evidence regarding gains to agricultural market liberalization in China. We empirically identify the different effects that incentive reforms and gradual market liberalization have on China's agricultural economy during its transition period. We find that average gains within the agricultural sector to incentive reform exceed gains to market liberalization by a factor of ten. Our method of analyzing the effects of transition policies on economic performance can be generalized to other reform paths in other transition economies.
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- Alan de Brauw & Jikun Huang & Scott Rozelle, 2002. "Sequencing and the Success of Gradualism: Empirical Evidence from China's Agricultural Reform," Department of Economics Working Papers 2002-05, Department of Economics, Williams College.
- de Brauw, Alan & Huang, Jikun & Rozelle, Scott, 2002. "Sequencing And The Success Of Gradualism: Empirical Evidence From China'S Agricultural Reform," Working Papers 11994, University of California, Davis, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
- O4 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
- P2 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies
- Q1 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture
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