This title was first published in 2003. This book represents one of the recent internationally coordinated initiatives to access the rich and still unfolding implications of China's participation in economic globalization in the context of the nation's accession to the World Trade Organization.
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Contents: Introduction, Ding Lu, Guanzhong James Wen and Huizhong Zhou; Economic globalization and development of China's foreign economic cooperation and trade, Zhihai Zheng; Transformation of thinking and adaptation to new environments - a discussion of the influences on China from its participation in the WTO, Yanfen Liang; China's WTO accession and state sector reform, Carsten Holz and Tian Zhu; Domestic banking under financial liberalization: lessons for China as a member of the WTO, Wenyan Yang; The joy and sorrow of capital inflow: are the lessons of Mexico relevant to China?, Xun Pomponio; How does inward FDI interact with regional economic growth in China?, Kevin H. Zhang and Shunfeng Song; Closing the productivity gap: the role of globalization in Shanghai's economic transformation, Kevin H. Zhang; China's health care system reform under globalization, Ling Li and Peter Yuen; Where will China's internet regulation go after WTO accession?, Qingjiang Kong; Challenges and opportunities for China's agriculture after its WTO accession, Guanzhong James Wen; Recent claims of China's economic exceptionalism: reflections inspired by WTO accession, Wing Thye Woo; Appendix: Challenges and implications of China joining the WTO: what WTO accession means, Richard Eglin; Index.
'...this volume provides a clear and reasonable picture of China's economic development achieved under the guidance and encouragement of the government. It will appeal to people who are interested in the understanding of China's economic development in the last two decades of the 20th century.' Yu Tzong-Shian, Director, Chinese Institute of Economics and Business, Taipei '...a collection of papers by an interesting mix of authors...The chapters draw on experiences in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Russia, the United States and Asia to provide illustrations of the likely impact of economic globalization on specific aspects of the Chinese economy. Collectively they give the reader an excellent sense of China's globalizing progress and prospects in an international context...it paints a picture of the diverse set of opportunities and dilemmas that WTO accession has created for China, and reminds us that progress and prospects differ according to whom you ask, and about what.' The China Journal '...this text shows the editors' enthusiasm of making the most of the recent development of China's WTO accession for economists and professional readership. Postgraduate students with a background in the Chinese economy may find some papers in the book helpful.' Progress in Development Studies 'The book's merit lies in its authors' deep understanding of the issues that are most relevant for the country. The broad scope of the book and its different authors makes it useful in giving advance notice of what different political questions and sectors are affected in China through the WTO accession...This book is suited for scientists and graduate students interested in the future development of the Chinese economy.' Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture