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Author Yusuf, Shahid, 1949-

Title China's Development Priorities
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 154 pages) : illustrations
Series Directions in development
Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
World Bank e-Library.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Rising incomes, declining poverty, growing inequality -- Ch. 3. Sustaining growth -- Ch. 4. Reducing poverty and achieving interregional balance -- Ch. 5. Conserving energy and water resources
Summary Over the past two decades China's growth has been rapid, social indicators have improved, and poverty levels have inched downward. However, widening inequality, increasing resource and financial imbalances, and growing environmental concerns provide China with daunting challenges in improving the quality of growth. The rapid growth that will remain China's principal vehicle for raising standards of living and reducing poverty will derive from urbanization, increased market efficiency, and improvement in the technological capability of Chinese firms. But although growth will be critically import
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-147) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Print version record
Subject China -- Economic conditions.
China -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Nabeshima, Kaoru.
LC no. 2006041016
ISBN 0821365096
082136510X (electronic bk.)
9780821365106 (electronic bk.)