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Author Ngo, Tak-Wing

Title Rent Seeking in China
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (327 pages)
Series Routledge Contemporary China Series, 10
Routledge Contemporary China Series, 10
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Preface; 1 The politics of rent production; 2 Rent seeking, corruption, and clientelism; 3 Transition from surplus seeking to rent seeking; 4 The institutional context of rent seeking in economic transition; 5 Local state takeover as multiple rent seeking in private business; 6 Rents and rent seeking in the coal industry; 7 Powering rent seeking in the electricity industry; 8 Rent allocation and industrial policy efficacy in the steel industry; 9 Rent production and industrial governance in the auto industry
10 Rent seeking and the development of the beer industry11 Rents, mergers, and acquisitions in the automotive and beer industries; 12 Rent seeking, corruption, and local finance in historical perspective; 13 The Chinese mode of rent utilization in comparative perspective; Bibliography; Index
Summary This is the first book which undertakes a systematic analysis of rent seeking activities in China. Using case studies from across economics sectors the contributors discuss the occurrence of the phenomenon, what range of activities are related to rent seeking practices and, more importantly, how rent seeking shapes political and economic development
Notes Print version record
Subject Rent (Economic theory)
Rent -- China
Rent (Economic theory)
Form Electronic book
Author Wu, Yongping.
ISBN 0203883969