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Author Lin, Yi-min.

Title Between politics and markets : firms, competition, and institutional change in post-Mao China / Yi-min Lin
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 255 pages)
Series Structural analysis in the social sciences ; 18
Structural analysis in the social sciences ; 18
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Economic Market and Political Market; 1 Chinese Industrial Enterprises: A Bird s-Eye View; 2 Central Planning and Its Decline; 3 The Rugged Terrain of Competition; 4 Referee as Player: Menaces and Opportunities for Industrial Firms; 5 Erosion of Authority Relations: A Tale of Two Localities; 6 Favor Seeking and Relational Constraints; 7 Competition, Economic Growth, and Latent Problems; Conclusion; Appendix A Statistical Data Sources
Summary Between Politics and Markets examines how the decline of central planning in post-Mao China was related to the rise of two markets - an economic market for the exchange of products and factors, and a political market for the diversion to private interests of state assets and authorities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-247) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mixed economy -- China.
China -- Economic conditions -- 1976-2000.
China -- Politics and government -- 1976-
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00027206
ISBN 0511016484 (electronic bk.)
0511499388 (electronic bk.)
0521771307 (hbk.)
9780511016486 (electronic bk.)
9780511499388 (electronic bk.)
9780521771306 (hbk.)