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Rural China takes off : institutional foundations of economic reform

Author: Jean C Oi
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this incisive analysis of one of the most spectacular economic breakthroughs in the Deng era, Jean C. Oi shows how and why Chinese rural-based industry has become the fastest growing economic sector not just in China but in the world. Oi argues that decollectivization and fiscal decentralization provided party officials of the localities--counties, townships, and villages--with the incentives to act as  Read more...
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Oi, Jean Chun.
Rural China takes off.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999
(DLC) 98026762
(OCoLC)39210210
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean C Oi
ISBN: 9780520922402 0520922409 0585277559 9780585277554 0520200063 9780520200067 9780520217270 0520217276
OCLC Number: 45730657
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 253 pages)
Contents: Institutional foundations of Chinese economic growth: an introduction --
Reassigning property rights over revenue incentives for rural industrialization --
Strategies of development: variation and evolution in rural industry --
Local state corporatism: the organization of rapid economic growth --
Principals and agents: central regulation or local control --
From agents to principals: increasing resource endowments and local control --
The political basis for economic reform: concluding reflections.
Responsibility: Jean C. Oi.
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