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Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

Series Editor: Peter Nolan

The primary aim of this series is to publish original, high quality, research-level work, by both new and established scholars in the West and East, on all aspects of the Chinese economy, including studies of business and economic history. Works of synthesis, reference books and edited collections will also be considered. Submissions from prospective authors are welcomed.

New and Published Books

1-10 of 67 results in Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy
  1. US-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century

    A Question of Trust

    By Michael Tai

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The relationship between the United States and China will be of critical importance to the world throughout the twenty-first century. In the West China’s rise is often portrayed as a threat and China seen in negative terms. This book explores the dynamics of this crucial relationship. It looks in...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. China's WTO Accession Reassessed

    Edited by Wang Luolin

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China's accession to the World Trade Organisation in 2001 was a highly significant event both for China and for the wider world. This book argues that, although at the time some people doubted the likely benefits, China's WTO accession has been highly successful. It discusses how China has abided...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. China's Exchange Rate Regime

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The imbalance between China’s currency, the RMB, and those of other countries is widely regarded as a major problem for the world economy. There was a reform of China’s exchange rate mechanism in 2005, following which the RMB appreciated 17% against the US dollar, but many people argue that further...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. China's Centralized Industrial Order

    Industrial Reform and the Rise of Centrally Controlled Big Business

    By Chen Li

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book is about the political economy of China’s industrial reform and the rise of a group of Chinese big businesses under the Communist Party and the central state’s control. It examines the origins, evolution and institutional configuration of this centralized system in governing the ‘...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Theory of the Firm and Chinese Enterprise Reform

    The Case of China International Trust and Investment Corporation

    By Xiao Qin

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Changes to corporate structure, including the role of the corporate headquarters, have been key factors in bringing about economic reform in China. In this penetrating and insightful book, Xiao questions the conventional theory of the firm, arguing that the ultimate goal of the headquarters of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Rising China in the Changing World Economy

    Edited by Liming Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China's rapid and sustained growth over last thirty years has propelled it to become the world's second largest economy today and potentially the largest in the foreseeable future. As one of the first major economies pulling out of recession and the last remaining major socialist country in the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. China as the Workshop of the World

    An Analysis at the National and Industrial Level of China in the International Division of Labor

    By Yuning Gao

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Is China becoming the "workshop of the world" in the same way as Britain and the United States once were; or is China – as some multinational companies believe – simply a processing segment in global production networks? This book examines China’s role in the international division of labor: it...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. China's Role in Global Economic Recovery

    Edited by Xiaolan Fu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book presents a wide-ranging assessment of the current state of China’s economy in relation to the global international economy. It discusses the role China has played in responding to the economic crisis; assesses the continuing strong prospects for further economic growth in China; and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sustainable Reform and Development in Post-Olympic China

    Edited by Shujie Yao, Wu Bin, Stephen Morgan, Dylan Sutherland

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    After thirty years of economic reform, China has reached a crossroads in its development process, and faces many challenges in the use of natural resources, the living environment, and the economic, social and political systems. The sustainability of China’s reform and development is even more...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. China and the Global Financial Crisis

    A Comparison with Europe

    Edited by Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Jean-François Di Meglio, Xavier Richet

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines China’s response to the 2007-2008 global financial crisis, and the resulting new status acquired by China within the international economy. It considers the things China did to weather the crisis, discussing the stimulus package put in place by China and how China’s banks coped,...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Catch-Up and Competitiveness in China: The Case of Large Firms in the Oil Industry
    By Jin Zhang
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  2. Understanding China: The Silk Road and the Communist Manifesto
    By Peter Nolan
    To Be Published December 2nd 2015

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