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Economic Growth, Transition and Globalization in China

Edited by Yanrui Wu, Professor in Economics, University of Western Australia, Australia
This book addresses a number of important topics and issues associated with China’s economic transition, growth and global integration. The chapters, by a distinguished group of scholars, provide a timely assessment of recent developments in the Chinese economy. The authors employ contemporary economic theory and the latest statistics to analyze the sources and spillover effects of China’s growth, to investigate the relationship between growth and business cycle, and to shed light on China’s growth prospects in the coming decade. In the context of growth, transition and globalization, the chapters also cover issues such as labour economics, urban efficiency, banking and macroeconomic management.
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Publication Date: 2006
ISBN: 978 1 84542 768 9
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  • Asian Studies
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This book addresses a number of important topics and issues associated with China’s economic transition, growth and global integration. The chapters, by a distinguished group of scholars, provide a timely assessment of recent developments in the Chinese economy. The authors employ contemporary economic theory and the latest statistics to analyze the sources and spillover effects of China’s growth, to investigate the relationship between growth and business cycle, and to shed light on China’s growth prospects in the coming decade. In the context of growth, transition and globalization, the chapters also cover issues such as labour economics, urban efficiency, banking and macroeconomic management.

Economic Growth, Transition and Globalization in China is a highly focused and unique work of direct policy relevance and is aimed at an international audience. It is an invaluable combination of rigorous theoretical work and empirical material.

This timely book should be an important reference for researchers and students of Asian studies, and the Chinese economy, in particular. It will also appeal to business analysts.
Contributors: A. Chen, Y.-s. Cheng, E. Dai, N. Groenewold, J. He, Y. Hou, N. Islam, J. Laurenceson, G. Lee, S. Li, S.-k. Li, Y. Liu, I. Nielsen, F. Qin, H. Sakamoto, A. Siddique, R. Smyth, M. Thorpe, Y. Wu, S. Yu
Contents:

Preface

1. Introduction
Yanrui Wu

PART I: ECONOMIC GROWTH AND OUTLOOK
2. Sources of Growth
Nazrul Islam, Erbiao Dai and Hiroshi Sakamoto

3. Inter-Regional Output Spillovers
Nicolaas Groenewold, Guoping Lee and Anping Chen

4. Business Cycle and Growth
Yanrui Wu

5. Growth Prospect During 2005–2020
Shantong Li, Yongzhi Hou, Yunzhong Liu and Jianwu He

PART II: URBAN ECONOMY, MIGRATION AND LABOUR MARKET
6. Performance of City Economies
Yuk-shing Cheng and Sung-ko Li

7. Rural Migrants and Public Security
Ingrid Nielsen and Russell Smyth

8. Job-Matching Efficiency
Sheng Yu

PART III: BANKING, EXCHANGE RATES AND GLOBALIZATION
9. Banking Reform and Macroeconomic Management
Michael Thorpe

10. The Exchange Rate Debate
James Laurenceson and Fengming Qin

11. Globalization and Economic Development
Abu Siddique

Index