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Contract management responsibility system and profit incentives in China's state-owned enterprises

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  • Choe, Chongwoo
  • Yin, Xiangkang

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While the enterprise reform in China has provided incentives to its state-owned enterprises (SOEs), their poor performance relative to other forms of enterprises remains puzzling. This paper provides an answer to this puzzle by studying optimal managerial decisions under the enterprise reform.
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  • Choe, Chongwoo & Yin, Xiangkang, 2000. "Contract management responsibility system and profit incentives in China's state-owned enterprises," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 11(1), pages 98-112.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:chieco:v:11:y:2000:i:1:p:98-112
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