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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

21-30 of 64 results in Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy
  1. Globalisation, Transition and Development in China

    The Case of the Coal Industry

    By Rui Huaichuan

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Based on extensive original research, Globalisation, Transition and Development in China explains China's development strategy and its underlying forces, and the success of this strategy. It examines China's gradualist approach which emphasizes development first and regards transition and...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Poverty Reduction in Contemporary China

    By Shujie Yao

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China has experienced over a quarter century of rapid economic growth, which has had a phenomenal impact on the global economy. Entering into the twenty-first century implies that China has begun a new phase of economic and social development. Yao reviews the economic development history...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. China's Economic Relations with the West and Japan, 1949-1979

    Grain, Trade and Diplomacy

    By Chad Mitcham

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    During the period 1949 to 1979, communist China was officially pursuing a policy of self-sufficiency, and the United States and its allies were officially implementing a trade embargo against communist China. However, this book, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that China was...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. China's Post-Reform Economy - Achieving Harmony, Sustaining Growth

    Edited by Richard Sanders, Chen Yang

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China has enjoyed heroic growth rates in the last twenty five years of reform and transition, pulling more people out of poverty more quickly than at any other time in human history. Nonetheless these successes have had costs: today China is faced with increasing environmental difficulties and...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Political Future of Hong Kong

    Democracy within communist China

    By Kit Poon

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    On July 1st, 2007, Hong Kong celebrated the 10th anniversary of its return to the People’s Republic of China, but the past decade has been a bumpy ride for both the Hong Kong people and the central leaders in China. In fact, in 2003 Beijing had already succumbed to public pressure within the fairly...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Multinationals, Globalisation and Indigenous Firms in China

    By Chunhang Liu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book considers the impact of multinational companies in China on the Chinese economy and on indigenous firms in China. It shows how the global business environment has undergone profound changes since the early 1990s, leading to an explosion of merger and acquisitions activity and consequent...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Chinese Banking Industry

    Lessons from History for Today's Challenges

    By Yuanyuan Peng

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book provides detailed systematic micro-level analysis of the historical development of the Chinese banking industry, focusing in particular on the development of the Bank of China (BOC) in the period 1905 to 1949. Banking reform is a key area of China’s economic transformation, and this book...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Thirty Years of China's Reform

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. China's Road to Peaceful Rise

    Observations on its Cause, Basis, Connotation and Prospect

    By Zheng Bijian

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Zheng Bijian has been one of the most influential thinkers and policy formulators in China during its reform period. In the early 1990s he worked with Deng Xiaoping collating and publishing Deng’s speeches and as vice president of the Party School gave top priority to ensuring that members of...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge