Item description for Development Centre Studies Chinese Economic Performance in the Long Run - Second Edition, Revised and Updated: 960-2030 AD (Development Centre Studies) by Angus Maddison...
The study provides a major reassessment of the scale and scope of Chinas resurgence over the past half century, employing quantitative measurement techniques which are standard practice in OECD countries. It uses a comparative approach to explain why Chinas role in the world economy has changed so dramatically in the last thousand years. It concludes that China is likely to resume its natural role as the worlds largest economy by the year 2015, thus regaining the position it had held until 1890. A dynamic link (StatLink) is provided for each table and graph, which directs the user to a web page where the corresponding data are available in Excel format. Except for Appendix A, this edition has been revised and updated and Chapter 4 is completely new.Table of Content :Foreword by the Secretary-General of the OECD Acknowledgements Preface by Javier Santiso Author's Prelude to the Second Edition Summary and Conclusions Chapter 1. Intensive and Extensive Growth in Imperial China Chapter 2. Economic Decline and External Humiliation, 1820-1949 Chapter 3. Dynamics of Development in the New China Chapter 4. Problems and Prospects: The Outlook for China and the World Economy 2003-2030 Appendix A. Performance in Farming, Fishery, Forestry, and Agricultural Sidelines, China 1933-95 Appendix B. Industrial Performance, China, 1913-2003 Appendix C. Growth and Level of Chinese Gross National Product Appendix D. Population and Employment Appendix E. Foreign Trade Appendix F. People and Places in Pinyin and Wade-Giles Maps Bibliography
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Format: Large Print
Studio: oecd publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7.5" Height: 10.5" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Oct 18, 2007
Publisher oecd publishing
ISBN 9264037624 ISBN13 9789264037625
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More About Angus Maddison
Angus Maddison is Emeritus Professor of Economic Sociology at the University of Groningen. Known for his pioneering work in the field of the quantification of economic growth in the global and historic perspective, Professor Maddison has enjoyed a varied career. He has held a number of positions at St. Andrews University, Johns Hopkins University, MacGill University, the OECD, and Harvard University. He has also acted as a policy advisor for a number of institutions and advised the governments of Ghana and Pakistan. Prof. Maddison was recently awarded the title of Commander in the Order of Orange-Nassau in the Netherlands.
Angus Maddison has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Groningen, The Netherlands University of Groningen Unive.