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Private Sector Development and Urbanization in China

Strategies for Widespread Growth

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About this book


Given the reality of China's economic development and urbanization, this book studies the development of the private sector and the process of regional urbanization in the Yangtze River Delta region to provide a path for new urbanization throughout China.


China development Economic Development urbanization

About the authors

Zhikai Wang is Professor of Economics at Zhejiang University, China. Wang had long worked for Jiangsu Provincial Government before he joined Zhejiang University in late 2002. He is a member of the expert commission of Tianhe Economic Research Institute in Beijing, China, and secretary general of the Centre for Research of Private Economy, China.

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"The book provides an important and original perspective and contribution to understanding the future of China by addressing two important issues and their mutual relation: local development and institutional change. Based on a sound knowledge of the Chinese economy and the features and experiences of local development in Zhejiang and Jiangsu, the book provides a novel perspective on what is at the basis of the Chinese economic success and how it could evolve." - Bruno Dallago, Professor, University of Trento, Italy