|aEconomic growth, income distribution and poverty reduction in contemporary China /|cShujie Yao.
|aNew York :|bRoutledgeCurzon,|c2005.
|axxiii, 271 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aRoutledgeCurzon studies on the Chinese economy ;|v13
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aA brief history of contemporary China. Comparison of economic performance in modern China. Future prospects -- Economic performance in contemporary China : an overall assessment. Economic development in the pre-reform period and problems. Economic development under reforms. Economic performance : an overall review for half a century -- Agricultural and rural development. Agricultural and rural development in the pre-reform period. Agriculture's role in China's economic development. Prospects and constraints on agricultural development in the new century -- Openness and economic performance. Economic performance and openness : a brief review. How does openness affect growth? Economic crisis and recovery -- Decomposition of Gini coefficients by population class and income source : a spreadsheet approach and application. the Gini coefficient and its decomposition by class and income source. An application for Sichuan prince in China -- Rural-urban and regional inequality in output, income and consumption under reforms. Rapid growth but a more divided nation. A decomposition analysis of production, income and consumption inequality -- Regional inequality and diverging club. The theory of economic growth. A model of club divergence. An empirical model and results. Alternative tests for club divergence -- Understanding income inequality in China : a multi-angle perspective. Background of inequality. Overall income inequality and urban-rural divide. Rural income inequality and income sources. Urban inequality and income sources. Income inequality and poverty under economic reforms -- Further study on inequality and poverty reduction. A brief literature on economic growth, income inequality and poverty reduction in China. Poverty and its determinants in urban China. Poverty and poverty determinants in rural China -- Unemployment and urban poverty. Why SOEs have to lay off workers and how redundancy affects poverty? Household survey data and definition of poverty lines.
|aData analysis -- Is migration a way of escaping poverty in China? Development strategy and rural-urban migration. A theoretical model of migration. An empirical model of migration for China.