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Why Has China Grown So Fast For So Long?

Khalid Malik


For analysts China presents a conundrum. It is clear that China has made rapid progress, and the landscape of the world is changing due to China’s unique position. Yet for decades, many have questioned this phenomenon, showing concern about cooked data, asset bubbles about to burst, and so on. Yet the Chinese economy has kept growing at a blistering pace, 9–10 per cent annually, and more at times, over a span of almost three decades. Analysing the last 30 years of reforms, this book helps us understand the Chinese growth success, the factors that made this possible, and the lessons that can be ... More

Keywords: China, Chinese economy, growth rate, reforms, liberalization, social capital, development as transformation, developing countries

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780198078838
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078838.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Khalid Malik, author
Special Advisor to UNDP Africa