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Fiscal Decentralization and Political Centralization in China: Implications for Growth and Inequality

  • Zhang, Xiaobo

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number RP2006/93.

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Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: 2006
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2006-93
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