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The political economy of China"s special economic zones

by George T. Crane

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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Free ports and zones -- China.,
    • China -- Economic policy -- 1976-2000.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge T. Crane.
      SeriesStudies on contemporary China
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1418 .C73 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 204 p. :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2191991M
      ISBN 100873325141
      LC Control Number89010759

      Lotta Moberg's The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones mixes theory and empirics to offer - Tyler Cowen, Professor of Economics, George Mason University, USA'While researchers and policymakers constantly aim to unpack the determinants for SEZ success, all the evidence points to the central role of political economy. African countries have sought to replicate the success of East Asia by implementing special economic zones. Despite decades of international experience, there remains no blueprint for successful special economic zone policies, and the majority of special economic zones fall well below expectations. We argue this is largely due to flaws in the political economy of special economic zone schemes.

      Experience Gained in the Development of China’s Special Economic Zones, China Development Bank Continued from page 1 Existing SEZs in China • In , there were 6 SEZs, 14 open coastal cities, 4 pilot free trade areas and five financial reform pilot areas. "Special Economic Zones of the People's Republic of China (SEZs) are special economic zones located in mainland China." Also, this may not be accurate as Hainan is an island; i.e. not mainland China. If you are saying 'mainland China' in order to imply that Taiwan is the real China, it might be better to say PRC instead.

      From the s, special economic zones (SEZ) played an instrumental role in the integration of China to the global economy and in its economic development. Their setting aimed at attracting foreign investments and technology (many through the setting of joint ventures), provide employment, utilize Chinese and imported resources, and support. Many studies evaluate the role of special economic zones, the majority produced in China. Since most were conducted by administrative officials, they focus on policies and their contents are usually introductory or educational. Those studies considered major include Ten Years of Chinese Special Economic Zone.


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The political economy of China"s special economic zones by George T. Crane Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones" offers a must-read book for anyone who wants to understand the most important new tool in the arsenal of international development: SEZs. At first glance, special economic zones seem to embody a paradox: politicians willingly ceding some of their by: 2.

The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones: Concentrating Economic Development (Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy) - Kindle edition by Moberg, Lotta. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones: Concentrating Economic 5/5(3). A graduate of the State University of New York at Purchase, George T.

Crane received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of numerous articles on the political economy of China and Taiwan and is the editor of the forthcoming The Theoretical Evolution of International Political : George T.

Crane. InChina established four Special Economic Zones (SEZs) which offered financial inducements to foreign investors. 14 coastal cities were included in the mid s, but bythese SEZs were This text discusses what went wrong and the relevance of the SEZs.

In this literate, scholarly, and persuasive book Lotta Moberg takes a tough but fair-minded look at 'Special Economic Zones.' She examines successes and failures, and puts together a blueprint for nations might succeed, or perhaps just fail less often.

The definitive work on Special Economic Zones in political economy.’. The Political Economy of China's Economic Zones. The Political Economy of China's Economic Zones book.

In China launched a new international economic policy with the establishment of four Special Economic Zones (SEZs): Shenzhen, Zhuhai, and Shantou in Guangdong Province and Xiamen in Fujian Province. African countries have sought to replicate the success of East Asia by implementing special economic zones (SEZs).

Despite decades of international experience, there is still no blueprint for successful SEZ policies, and the majority of SEZs fall well below expectations.

This chapter argues that this is largely due to flaws in the political economy of SEZ schemes, which prevent replication of. Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have become a popular development policy throughout the world over the last half a century.

These zones form designated areas where governments offer businesses lower taxes, tariffs, and often lighter regulations. SinceChina’s Special Economic Zones (SEZ) have been beckoning foreign investors to do business in China.

Created after Deng Xiaoping’s economic reforms were implemented in China inSpecial Economic Zones are areas where market-driven capitalist policies are implemented to entice foreign businesses to invest in China. Special economic zones (SEZs) in mainland China are granted more free market-oriented economic policies and flexible governmental measures by the government of China, compared to the planned economy elsewhere.

This allows SEZs to utilize economic management which is more attractive to foreign and domestic businesses. In SEZs, " foreign and domestic trade and investment are. Read this book on Questia.

In China launched a new international economic policy with the establishment of four Special Economic Zones (SEZs): Shenzhen, Zhuhai, and Shantou in Guangdong Province and Xiamen in Fujian Province. The first four special economic zones were created in in southeastern coastal China and consisted of what were then the small cities of Shenzhen, Zhuhai, and Shantou in Guangdong province and Xiamen (Amoy) in Fujian province.

In these areas, local governments have been allowed to offer tax incentives to foreign investors and to develop their own infrastructure without the approval of the.

A special economic zone (SEZ) is an area in which the business and trade laws are different from the rest of the are located within a country's national borders, and their aims include increased trade balance, employment, increased investment, job creation and effective administration.

Request PDF | On Jan 1,Thomas Farole and others published It worked in China, so why not in Africa. The political economy challenge of Special Economic Zones | Find, read and cite all the. This paper studies the implications of special economic zones in China's economic transition, and attempts to draw some policy lessons for economic liberalization in a more general context.

Establishing the zones has been the first and most crucial step that China took to reform and open its economy since China's Special Economic Zones Article (PDF Available) in Eurasian Geography and Economics 50(2) March w Reads How we measure 'reads'.

China’s special economic zones (SEZs) are defined as small geographical areas that allow the integration of free-market principles to attract additional foreign investment.

However, the creation and success of SEZs has led to prosperity in the coastal regions of China, creating additional economic disparity between regions. Shenzen, China's first capitalist special economic zone, grew f to 12 million inhabitants [+] in just 40 years. Alamy. Negative Aspects of Special Economic Zones in China The general impression that China’s special economic zones are a remarkable success is an incomplete one.

Left out of the picture are inequities in development, arable land loss, real estate speculation and labour violence.

the economy from the disruptive effects of capitalism. The best books on The Chinese Economy recommended by Victor Shih.

Victor Shih's selection highlights rising inequality, economic irregularity and political heavy-handedness at the heart of modern its economy blazes on, uncertain times may be looming.

Interview by Sophie Roell. Special economic zones (SEZs) with variations known as free ports, free cities, etc have been created in more than countries over the last half century, and to date some 3, plus have been formed. Special economic zones typically have no or low tariffs, low tax rates and light regulations.

Forty years ago, Shenzhen, China, was a sleepy fishing village of 30, But inthen-Communist Party leader Deng Xiaoping designated the southern town as one of four special economic zones (SEZs), thereby giving it special tax benefits.

Chart: 70 Years of China’s Economic Growth. View a high-resolution version of this graphic here. From agrarian economy to global superpower in half a century—China’s transformation has been an economic success story unlike any other. Today, China is the world’s second largest economy, making up 16% of $86 trillion global GDP in nominal.