Will China's recent economic growth continue at the same rate? For how long? What obstacles lie in the way of sustained growth? Who gains and why? Gregory Chow covers these and many other issues. * Provides a penetrating and comprehensive analysis of the historical, institutional and theoretical factors that have contributed to China's economic success * Reveals new findings concerning the roles of market institutions, Chinese human capital, private ownership, forms of government, political conditions, and bureaucratic economic institutions * The new edition covers a diverse set of important issues: environmental restraints; income distribution; rural poverty; the education system; healthcare; exchange rate policies; monetary policies; and financial regulation.
Gregory C. Chow is the Class of 1913 Professor of Political Economy and Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Princeton University. His previous books include Analysis and Control of Dynamic Economic Systems (1975), Econometrics (1983), The Chinese Economy (1985), Understanding China's Economy (1994), Asia in the Twenty-first Century (1997), and Dynamic Economics (1997). He has advised top government officials in mainland China and Taiwan, and in May 2001 the Econometric Research Program at Princeton was named in his honor.