Laixiang Sun's Aggregate Behaviour of Investment in China, 1953-96: An PDF

By Laixiang Sun

ISBN-10: 0333948092

ISBN-13: 9780333948095

In China, combination funding degrees were excessive and the cycles of funding progress cost were extraordinary. with a view to show the mechanisms which force funding starvation and cycles, this publication develops an built-in growth-cycle framework which integrates the normal idea of socialist economies, the distributive barrier-constrained progress conception of constructing economies, and the hot technical progresses within the western company cycle idea. It additionally analyzes the evolutionary dynamics of China's nation funding process and the coverage trade-off among business enlargement and agricultural improvement.

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This transfer process and its 26 Chapter 1 quantitative magnitude will be analysed in some detail in Chapters 4 and 5. 12 Due to an almost complete statistical blackout from approximately 1960 until 1980, the reliability of complete sets of hundreds of time series, going back to the early 1950s and which later appeared in the early 1980s, is questioned by most Western scholars. It is unclear whether the data before 1980 come from recent estimations or are actually based on professional statistics.

5 outlines the relevance of the Western business cycle theories and highlights the methodological significance of real business cycle approach and Goodwin's growth cycle model to the research of this book. 6 summarizes this chapter. 1 Soft budget constraint, expansion drive and investment hunger The term 'budget constraint' is familiar from microeconomic theory of the household, in which the sum available to a decision-maker places a constraint on consumer spending, with own expenses covered by income generated by selling household output and/or by earning a return on assets.

Not only does the 'approval coefficient' continue to fall, but the annual limits of investment outlays are also cut. In extreme cases, planners may even retroactively cancel investment projects approved during the 'rush' and 'halt' phases, in their struggle to cope with emerging danger signals (which appears to be especially significant in China): Integrating Selected Theories Based on China's Experiences 37 The most important feature of this phase is the fall in the planned and actual growth rate of investment outlays (in some cases even negative growth rates).

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