Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Enterprising ChinaBusiness, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Linda Yueh

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199205837

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199205837.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 26 October 2020

Law and Markets

Law and Markets

Chapter:
(p.59) 3 Law and Markets
Source:
Enterprising China
Author(s):

Linda Yeuh

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199205837.003.0003

This chapter describes the relationship between law and growth in China. One of the paradoxes in China's economic growth experience since 1978 is the lack of a well-established legal system that supports the increasingly decentralized and marketizing economy. Much of China's reforms have been undertaken without an established rule of law and in the absence of a change in ownership from state to private. It focuses on how China instilled economic incentives in the absence of private property rights and how an imperfect legal system could protect against expropriation.

Keywords:   China, economic growth, legal system, marketizing economy, economic incentives, private property rights

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .