eBook Regional Development And Economic Growth In China, 1st Edition

  • Published By: World Scientific Publishing Company
  • ISBN-10: 9814439851
  • ISBN-13: 9789814439855
  • DDC: 338.951
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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China has enjoyed unprecedented high economic growth for three decades. This growth has however been unbalanced and has led to some serious consequences which Chinese policy makers are now trying to rectify. One of the consequences is the deterioration of regional disparity which is threatening the stability of the Chinese society and hence the sustainability of current high economic growth in the country. This edited volume on Chinas regional development and economic growth is hence timely and contains a collection of the latest research reports in this field. The authors represent a distinguished group of economists in Australia, China, Japan and Vietnam who are actively engaged in research of the Chinese economy. The topics addressed in the chapters cover important regional issues such as inequality, distribution of the creative class, FDI and industrial policies. Specifically, this volume aims to examine selected issues associated with Chinas regional development, economic growth and FDI, and China and its neighboring economies. The findings will contribute to current economic policy debates.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Contributors.
List of Tables.
List of Figures.
1: Regional Economies and Growth: An Introduction.
2: Regional Development.
3: New Evidence of Regional Inequality.
4: The Energy Tax and Regional Development.
5: Regional Distribution of the Creative Class and Its Determinants.
6: Comparing Productivity Growth among the Regions.
7: Manufacturing Sector, FDI and Economic Growth.
8: FDI and Economic Growth.
9: Manufacturing Sector FDI and Performance of Domestic Banks.
10: Patterns of Industrial Dynamics in the Manufacturing Sector.
11: Agglomeration and Export Performance of Manufacturing Firms.
12: China and Neighboring Economies.
13: Individual Country Approaches to Agriculture in the ASEAN–China FTA.
14: Environmental Regulation and Productivity Growth in APEC Economies.
15: Inflation Transmission in China's Goods and Asset Markets.
16: Inconsistency in the Assessment of China's Domestic and Foreign Patents.