Department

Economics, Finance and Quantitative Analysis

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1992

Abstract

More than a decade has passed since China's communist party endorsed major economic reform at the Third Plenum of the Eleventh Central Committee in December 1978. The reforms have addressed many problems, but efficiency has been the focus of concern. To improve efficiency, China has introduced market mechanisms and reversed its import substitution policies. The purpose of this article is to investigate whether industrial productivity has increased as a result, using Jiangsu Province as a case study.

Journal

Economic Development and Cultural Change

Journal ISSN

0013-0079

Volume

41

Issue

1

First Page

27

Last Page

50

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1086/451993

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