China’s economic development has become a matter of world-wide interest since the boom that began in the 1980s. Key Papers in Chinese Economic History since 1949 offers a selection of outstanding articles that trace the origins of the modern Chinese economy. Topics covered include agriculture and the rural economy; industrialisation and urbanisation; finance and capital; political economy and international connections.
Michael Dillon was founding Director of the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Durham. BA (1972) and PhD (1976) in Chinese Studies, University of Leeds. Fellow of Royal Historical Society and Royal Asiatic Society and a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House).
Students, university teachers and academic researchers in the field of Chinese Studies, economists needing to consult material on China.