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Economic Aspects of Forming Communist Regime in China during the First Years of its Existence


  • Aleš Skřivan


This article deals with the situation in the Chinese economy at the time of communist takeover. It brings a basic characteristic of the Chinese economy including its large problems. The study is also trying to analyse the fi rst steps of the new communist government that immediately impacted on the Chinese economy. It aims at providing readers with an unbiased view of economic situation that could help them with forming their own opinion of new economic strategy's success (or failure).

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  • Aleš Skřivan, 2005. "Economic Aspects of Forming Communist Regime in China during the First Years of its Existence," Acta Oeconomica Pragensia, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2005(3), pages 109-127.
  • Handle: RePEc:prg:jnlaop:v:2005:y:2005:i:3:id:153:p:109-127

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    economy; China; history;

    JEL classification:

    • N00 - Economic History - - General - - - General
    • N15 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - Asia including Middle East
    • N4 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation


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