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Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

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  • Kennedy, David
    (Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Faculty Director of the Institute for Global Law and Policy)

  • Stiglitz, Joseph E.
    (University Professor and Co-President of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University)

Abstract

Policymakers and economists largely agree that 'rule of law' and property rights are essential for a sound economic policy, particularly for most developing countries. But it is becoming increasingly apparent that transplanting legal frameworks from one society to another doesn't work - even though neoliberal orthodoxy has held that it should. China's economic development offers a backdrop for developing alternative viewpoints on these issues. In this book, economists, academics, and policymakers wade straight into the discussion, using China as a concrete reference point. The volume is the result of a series of dialogues among academics and policymakers from China and around the world. While the authors are not at all of one mind on many things, they do share the conviction that China is now entering a critical phase in its economic development and in its transition to a distinctly Chinese market economy. The essays cover a broad range of subjects that have been particularly relevant in China's growth, from property rights to social rights, corporate rights, institutions, intellectual property, and justice. Although the work thoroughly analyzes the best regulatory and institutional frameworks for China's evolving economic and political strategy, its ultimate goal is bigger: it seeks to aid policymakers in both developing and developed countries to create - or in the latter case reform - institutional and regulatory frameworks to achieve equitable and sustained development. Contributors to this volume - Kenneth Ayotte, Northwestern University School of Law Patrick Bolton, Columbia University Heping Cao, Peking University Cai Fang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Jean-Paul Fitoussi, Luiss University, Sciences Po Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris Qin Gao, Fordham University Antara Haldar, Columbia University David Kennedy, Harvard University James Kai-sing Kung, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Zheng Liang, Tsinghua University Benjamin L. Liebman, Columbia University Justin Yifu Lin, World Bank Mingxing Liu, Peking University Curtis J. Milhaupt, Columbia University Katharina Pistor, Columbia University Roy Prosterman, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington Carl Riskin, City University of New York and Columbia University Francesco Saraceno, Sciences Po Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris Joseph E. Stiglitz, Columbia University Ran Tao, Renmin University Tim Wu, Columbia University Chenggang Xu, University of Hong Kong Lan Xue, Tsinghua University Zhong Zhang, University of Sheffield Feizhou Zhou, Peking University

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  • Kennedy, David & Stiglitz, Joseph E. (ed.), 2013. "Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199698554.
  • Handle: RePEc:oxp:obooks:9780199698554
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    1. Ding Chen & Simon Deakin & Mathias Siems & Boya Wang, 2016. "Law, Trust & Institutional Change in China: Evidence from Qualitative Fieldwork," Working Papers wp485, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.
    2. Emran, M. Shahe & Shilpi, Forhad, 2015. "Do Land Market Restrictions Hinder Structural Change in a Rural Economy? Evidence from Sri Lanka," MPRA Paper 66017, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Simon Deakin & Antara Haldar, 2015. "How Should India Reforms Its Labour Laws?," Working Papers wp469, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.

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