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Measuring the costs of protection in China

Zhang Shuguang, Zhang Yansheng, Wan Zhongxin.
  • Washington, DC : Institute for International Economics, ©1999.
  • xi, 72 pages : illustrations; 23 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • "China was steeped in the concepts and ideology of a planned economy for 30 years, until reforms began in 1978. Although the country is now well on its way to becoming a market economy, its trading system remains shackled by its centrally planned past. Measuring the Costs of Protection in China analyzes some of the costs of trade protection and the corresponding benefits of liberalization for 25 highly protected sectors in China." "The study was conducted by a team of Chinese economists at the independent Unirule Institute in Beijing, whose president is the prominent reformer, Mao Yushi."--BOOK JACKET.
Contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Chinese Trade-Administration System
  • 3. Costs of Protection in China
  • 4. Assessment of China's Trade System
  • 5. Policy Choices for China's Trade Liberalization
  • App. A. Computable Partial Equilibrium Model
  • App. B. Calculating Tariff and Nontariff Barriers (t + n)
  • App. C. Estimating Demand and Supply Elasticities
  • App. D. Smuggling and Trade Barriers
  • App. E. Benefits of a Competitive Market Structure.
Other information
  • "November 1998."
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 71-72).
ISBN
  • 0881322474
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 97020114
  • OCLC: 36856996