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  1. Dorothea Schaefter (on leave)
    Senior Editor, Central, South and Southeast Asia
    Jillian Morrison, Acting Associate Editor

  2. Stephanie Rogers
    Publisher, East Asia

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    Editor, Asia

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Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  1. China's Economic Dynamics

    A Beijing Consensus in the making?

    Edited by Jun Li, Liming Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Although Chinese economic growth continues strong, and although China coped very well with the recent global crisis, the Chinese economy faces many challenges, including how to sustain growth, how to rebalance the economy towards more domestic consumption, how to accommodate rising wages, growing...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. A New Development Model and China's Future

    By Deng Yingtao

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The need for China to find a new, environmentally sustainable development path is accepted widely among Chinese scholars and policy makers. This book makes available for the first time to an English–speaking audience Deng Yingtao's ground-breaking book New Development Model and China’s Future (????...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Petroleum and East Asia, 1880-2008

    Conflict, Diplomacy and Development

    By Chad Mitcham

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Investigating the role of petroleum in East Asia from 1880 to 2008, this book uniquely considers the industry from a multinational international perspective. Covering issues of security, conflict, development and environment, this book outlines and examines key areas, such as: the origins of the...

    To Be Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The East Asian Computer Chip War

    By Ming-chin Monique Chu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The semiconductor industry is a vital industry for military establishments worldwide, and the control of, or loss of control of, this key industry has enormous strategic implications. This book focuses on the globalization of the strategic semiconductor industry and the security ramifications of...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. China's Development and Harmonization

    Towards a Balance with Nature, Society and the International Community

    Edited by Bin Wu, Shujie Yao, Jian Chen

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The concept of ‘harmonization’ has become very popular in China, with the Chinese government increasingly applying the term ‘harmonious society’ to internal affairs and the term ‘harmonious world’ to international relationships. Harmonization as both an end and a means of China’s development is...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. China's New Urbanization Strategy

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Urbanization is one of the major challenges facing China. Of China’s 1.3 billion people, around half still live in rural areas. There has been huge migration from rural areas to cities in recent years, a trend that is likely to continue strong for some time. The strains that this vast migration...

    Published January 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 July 4th 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

  11. 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 October 19th 2011 by Routledge

  12. The Political Economy of the Chinese Coal Industry

    Black Gold and Blood-Stained Coal

    By Tim Wright

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Coal mining is one of China’s largest industries, and provides an excellent case study through which to consider the broader issues of China’s transition from socialism to capitalism, focussing on the shift to a market economy, the rise of rural industry and the situation of China’s working class....

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  13. Constructing a Social Welfare System for All in China

    By China Development Research Foundation

    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 August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  14. 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 1st 2011 by Routledge

  15. Chinese Economists on Economic Reform - Collected Works of Guo Shuqing

    By Guo Shuqing

    Edited by China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China Development Research Foundation is one the leading economic think tanks in China, providing a base where many leading Chinese economists have developed the details of Chinese economic reform. This book is the second of a series which makes available to an English-speaking audience the work of...

    Published July 27th 2011 by Routledge

  16. Chinese Economists on Economic Reform - Collected Works of Xue Muqiao

    By Xue Muqiao

    Edited by The China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic and social think tanks in China, where many of the theoretical underpinnings and policy details of economic reform were formulated. This book is the first of a series which makes available to an English-speaking audience the...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  17. 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 October 28th 2010 by Routledge

  18. China's Rural Financial System

    Households' Demand for Credit and Recent Reforms

    By Yuepeng Zhao

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines the credit needs and the borrowing behaviour of rural households in China in recent years. It is based on in-depth analysis of the status of households’ indebtedness and borrowing behaviour; the performance of Rural Credit Cooperatives (RCCs), as well as resources of informal...

    Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge