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How the Chinese government promoted a global automobile industry

Wan-Wen Chu.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Development Planning and Policy; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 17548 words.

The claim by China experts that the Chinese state lacks the capability to practice pro-active industrial policy throws China's future into doubt. This article argues the contrary by...

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The Institutional Causes of China's Great Famine, 1959–1961

Xin Meng, Nancy Qian and Pierre Yared.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic History. 23049 words.

This article studies the causes of China's Great Famine, during which 16.5 to 45 million individuals perished in rural areas. We document that average rural food retention during the famine...