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Author Zhong, Yangsheng.

Title The economic theory of developing countries' rise : explaining the myth of rapid economic growth in China / Yangsheng Zhong ; translated by Xiaohui Wang and Guangmin He.

Imprint Lanham : University Press of America, c2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 258 p.)
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Note Translated from the Chinese.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; About the Author; About the Book; A Letter to English Readers; Preface by the Principal Translator; Foreword (Six Edition); Chapter One: Introduction: Meeting Human Need is the Highest Principle of Economic Growth; Chapter Two: Development of Productivity: The Nature of Economic Growth; Chapter Three: Resource Environment: A Basic Constraint Condition of Economic Growth; Chapter Four: Strategic Target: Driving Power of Economic Growth; Chapter Five: Industrial Movement: Historical Opportunity for Latecomers' Catching-up.
Chapter Six: Capital Investment: The First Motivator for Economic Take-offChapter Seven: Corporate Quality: The Source of Power for Economic Growth; Chapter Eight: Industrial Construction: Fundamental for Sustainable Economic Growth; Chapter Nine: Technological Advancement: The First Driving Force of Modern Economic Growth; Chapter Ten: Opening-up: A Definite Rule for Modern Economic Growth; Chapter Eleven: Policy System: The Adjustment Tool for Economic Growth; Chapter Twelve: Economic System: Institutional Conditions for Sustainable Economic Growth.
Chapter Thirteen: Value Systems: Social Spiritual Conditions for Sustainable Economic GrowthChapter Fourteen: Conclusion: All-around Individual Development is the Highest Objective of Economic Development; Notes; Index.
Summary The Economic Theory of Developing Countries' Rise examines the great economic development achievements of China within such a short period of time, which have surprised the world and have also raised other developing countries' hopes for catching up with developed countries. Featuring traditional political economics and Chinese characteristics of socialism, this book is about the economics of developing countries' rise, based on the case of China and focuses on catching-up economic growth theory. Thus, the book is of interest to those who wish to know more about theories, practices, policies and causes of China's economic success. The original Chinese version has been a very influential and well-sold book written on economics in China, and has received numerous awards and accolades since it was first published in 1995. This English version is the translation of the sixth edition in Chinese, published in December 2005. Most recently, in August 2009, the Chinese book was selected and enrolled in the honorable book series - 100 Economist and their notable works impacting China's Economic Construction over the last 60 years.
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Subject Economic development -- China.
China -- Economic conditions.
Economic development -- Developing countries.
Economic development.
Economic history.
Developing countries.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic History.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Comparative.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Zhui gan xing jing ji zeng zhang li lun. English
追赶型经济增长理论. English
Other Form: Print version: The economic theory of developing countries' rise Lanham : University Press of America, c2010. 9780761850786 (hbk.) (DLC) 2010920187
ISBN 9780761850977 ebook
9780761850786 (hbk.)
0761850783 (hbk.)
9780761850793 (pbk.)
0761850791 (pbk.)