Introductory; Preface; Introduction; 1. The command economy and the China difference; Phase One. The Bird in the Cage, 1979-1983: 2. Crisis and response: initial reorientation of the economy; 3. State sector reforms; 4. Growth of the non-state sector; Phase Two. Reforms Take Off, 1984-1988: 5. Reformulation and debate: the turning point of 1984; 6. The second phase of reform; 7. Rapid growth and macroeconomic imbalance; Phase Three. To a Market Economy: 8. The post-Tiananmen cycle of retrenchment and renewed reform; 9. Conclusion.
A comprehensive study of China's economic reforms from 1978 to 1993.
"The Chinese reform process is a fascinating story, and Naughton tells the story well. Students of China will find the book interesting and valuable.' Samuel Ho, Pacific Affairs