Economic Institutions: Introduction: An Overview of China's Economy; Three Important Players of China's Economy; Is Chinese Capitalism Different?; Economic Planning in China; Role of Economists in China's Economic Development; Free to Choose in China; Chinese and American Economic Institutions Reflecting Cultural Differences; Outflow of Capital and China's Diplomacy; Brazil and China as Economic Partners; India's Model of Rapid Economic Development; Will the Russian Economy Grow Rapidly?; Comparing Economic Developments in Taiwan and Mainland China; Economic Issues: Problems Facing the Chinese Economy; Directions for Economics Education and Research in China; Important Lessons from Studying the Chinese Economy; US Housing Bubble and Economic Downturn; Will Consumption Expenditures in China Increase Rapidly?; From Guangzhou's Opera House to Issues of Economic Development; Lessons from the Current American Great Recession; Economic Policies: How to Improve University Education in China?; How to Manage a University Well?; How to Improve the Efficiency of State Enterprises?; Carry Out the Open Door Policy Further; How to Stop Inflation in China?; How to Solve the Problems of China's Inflation and the American Recession?; China's Aging Population; China's Environmental Policy: A Critical Survey; Quantitative Economic Studies: Note on a Model of Chinese National Income Determination; Lessons from Studying a Simple Macroeconomic Model for China; Shanghai Stock Price Movements Reflecting China's Globalization; Co-Movements of Shanghai and New York Stock Prices by Time-Varying Regressions.
In 31 clearly written and concise chapters, Chow covers a broad array of topics ranging from how to stop inflation to how to improve university education. As a master craftsman and long-time student of the Chinese economy, no one is better equipped to increase our understanding of China's economic development and the future of China in the global economy. -- James A Dorn "Cato Institute, Washington, DC"
This is a book by a senior Western-trained economist who has been an insider to the extraordinary changes in China over the past 30 years, and it is both authoritative and well-argued. -- Sunday Morning Post "Sunday Morning Post"