Recentralization in China?

Author/Editor:

Ehtisham Ahmad ; Li Keping ; Raju J Singh ; Thomas J Richardson

Publication Date:

October 1, 2002

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The paper assesses the changing nature of the relations between the provinces and the central government in China during the 1990s. It examines the fiscal reforms initiated in 1994 and subsequent developments. The expenditure needs of the center and the richer provinces are juxtaposed against the need for "redistribution" to the more backward regions.

Series:

Working Paper No. 02/168

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

October 1, 2002

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451858273/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA1682002

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

27

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