Working Paper No. 680

Economic-Social Interaction during China’s Transition

Published: December 4, 2006Pages: 37Keywords: China; Transition Economies; Social Insurance; Human ServicesJEL-codes: I18; I19; I38; O53; P30

Economic-Social Interaction during China’s Transition Assar Lindbeck


I discuss the nature of the economic reforms in China during the last quarter of a century in the context of a typology of economic systems, emphasizing the interaction between economic and social mechanisms. I also consider China’s options for further reforms. I focus on economic reforms that make the growth path less resource demanding and social reforms that enhance income security and improve education and health care for disadvantaged population groups.

 

Assar Lindbeck

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Interdisciplinary European Studies

The European Union in a Changing World Order

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This book explores how the European Union responds to the ongoing challenges to the liberal international order. These challenges arise both within the EU itself and beyond its borders, and put into question the values of free trade and liberal democracy. 

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