Chinese Economic Development Research Paper by ResearchRiter

Chinese Economic Development
A look at the developing Chinese economy.
# 122417 | 3,000 words | 25 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Economics (International) , Asian Studies (General)

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This paper discusses the development of the economy in China, focusing on economic reform beginning in the 1980s. China's pre-reform centrally planned economy and the influence of Mao prior to 1978 is also examined. The paper also cites the economic reforms under Den Xiaoping including their effect on the rural sector and China's banking system.

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"In the years prior to China's economy was very much a centrally planned economy in which the government made virtually all of the decisions regarding the direction in which investment would occur, where production would be focused and where state intervention would occur. Characteristics of China's pre-reform economy as described by Thomas G. Rawski included extensive state controls over prices and resource allocation, collectivized agriculture, a huge complex of state enterprises, a vast and cumbersome array of central..."

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