Conclusions and Reflections

  • Tianbiao Zhu
  • Xiaoke Zhang
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


The short concluding chapter reveals the central analytical objectives of the book by addressing three key research questions: how have business–government relations in China changed both across regions and industries and over the past decades? How to understand and explain the causes of changes and variations in business–government relations in China? And how have such relations shaped the development and transformation of economic institutions in China? It concludes by discussing possible developments of and challenges to be faced by China’s business–government relations in the future.


China Business–government relations Globalization Decentralization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tianbiao Zhu
    • 1
  • Xiaoke Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities and Social SciencesZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Alliance Manchester Business SchoolUniversity of ManchesterManchesterUK

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