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The role of monetary and fiscal policies in promoting more and better jobs in China : issues, evidence and policy options


  • Cai, Fang.
  • Yang, Du.
  • Meiyan, Wang.


This paper outlines the evolution of fiscal and monetary policies in China in conjunction with of labour market developments. It examines employment trends in China since the 1978 Economic Reforms – or “Reform and Opening Up” policies – along with the reorientation of macroeconomic policies in line with the transition from a planned to market economy. The authors argue that the increasing openness of China’s economy has resulted in a shift away from solely focusing on macroeconomic stability to supporting employment objectives as well.

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  • Cai, Fang. & Yang, Du. & Meiyan, Wang., 2016. "The role of monetary and fiscal policies in promoting more and better jobs in China : issues, evidence and policy options," ILO Working Papers 994939493502676, International Labour Organization.
  • Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:994939493502676

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    promotion of employment; economic policy; monetary policy; macroeconomics; economic recession; trend;

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