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: 24 October 2020

Collectively-Owned Enterprises

Collectively-Owned Enterprises

Hybrid Ownership Form and the Partial Reform Strategy

(p.158) 5 Collectively-Owned Enterprises
Enterprising China

Linda Yeuh

Oxford University Press

This chapter outlines the origins of township and village enterprises (TVEs) and how they became a significant sector in the rural economy. It analyses how TVEs flourished during the early part of the reform period and how they are characterized by poor property rights. TVEs have multiple objectives similar to state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in urban areas. It aims not only to maximize profits, but also to serve other public or social functions. TVEs represented the practical reform approach of the Chinese transition that is associated with SOEs.

Keywords:   township and village enterprises, TVEs, rural economy, property rights, state-owned enterprises, SOEs, Chinese transition

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 .