Equity with Growth in Taiwan: How ‘Special’ is the ‘Special Case’?

  • Gustav Ranis


This paper is intended to review some of the principal findings of recently completed research on income distribution in Taiwan,1 to present some of the policy conclusions which seem to emerge from that analysis, and to comment on the applicability or non-applicability of the lessons of that particular case to other presumably ‘less special’ developing economy situations.


Income Distribution Rural Household Land Reform Labour Share Rural Family 
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