China's Regional Economic Disparities Since 1978
Main Trends & Developments

By Xiaowen Tian
November 1999
Singapore University Press
ISBN: 9810241682
44 Pages
$20.00 paper original

Sponsored by the World Bank and the China Centre for Economic Research, the author's study focuses on the significant changes taken place in China's regional economic disparities since the market-oriented reforms of 1978. Topics cover the Kuznets Hypothesis, Main Trends in Disparities, Determinants of Change in Regional Output and Livelihood Disparities, and Reorienting Reform and Development Toward the Interior.

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