Governance Models and Policy Framework: Some Chinese Perspectives

  • Ehtisham AhmadEmail author


Governance systems not only reflect the political and constitutional arrangements in different countries, including the administrative, legal, and regulatory frameworks, but also the underlying economic forces, including institutions, policy instruments, and information flows. The interactions are important, as is the sequencing of measures. The tendency of international experts and agencies to assume that more junior levels of government in China behave as they might in the US, often leads to inappropriate analyses and policy prescriptions. Similarly, focusing on the political or administrative aspects in isolation from the economic underpinnings may be a mistake.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Grantham Research Institute, London School of EconomicsLondonUK

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