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China in Transition

China in Transition examines how China is undergoing a dual transition from a planned to a market economy, and from traditional agricultural to a modern industrial society.

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Discussion Papers

"Impact of the Debt Ratio on Firm Investment: A case study of listed companies in China"
by YUAN Yuan (the University of Tokyo) and MOTOHASHI Kazuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI)
April 2008

"R&D of Multinationals in China: Structure, Motivations and Regional Difference"
by MOTOHASHI Kazuyuki (Faculty Fellow, RIETI / Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo)
February 2006

"The Impact of Financial Services Trade Liberalization on China"
by Li-Gang LIU (Former Senior Fellow, RIETI)
September 2005

"China's Integration in Asian Production Networks and its Implications"
by Guillaume GAULIER, Francoise LEMOINE and Deniz UNAL-KESENCI
November 2004

"China and the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade"
by ARAKI Ichiro, Director of Research, Senior Fellow, RIETI
July 2002

Policy Symposium, etc

BBL Seminars

"The Major Characteristics of China's Innovation System"
with LU Wei, Director General, Techno-economic Research Department, Development Research Center (DRC) of the State Council
October 15, 2007

"China Risks and Implications for the Global Community"
by Harry HARDING, Director of Research & Analysis, Eurasia Group
June 22, 2006

"China's Development Model: An Alternative Strategy for Technological Catch-Up"
by Xielin LIU, Research Fellow and Professor, National Center for Science and Technology for Development, Ministry of Science and Technology, Beijing, China
March 22, 2005

"Comparing Institutional Reform of NPO in Japan and China"
by Leon E. IRISH, Visiting Professor, Catholic University of America / President, International Center for Civil Society Law and Karla W. SIMON, Professor and Co-Director, Center for International Social Development, Catholic University of America
May 18, 2004

"China's Challenge: Employment and Unemployment"
by MENG Jianjun, Faculty fellow, RIETI
April 5, 2002

"The Divided China Problem"
by Ramon MYERS, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
February 12, 2002

"Struggling Forward: China Comes Up"
by Fan GANG, National Economic Research Institute, China Reform Foundation
December 20, 2001

Fellows in the Press

"China Study Report - The Quest to Realize the Rule of Law and Fairness "
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
Nihon Keizai Shimbun, April 10, 2007

Keizai Sangyo Journal

"Thinking of the Chinese Manufacturing Sector in Architecture Context"
by FUJIMOTO Takahiro, Faculty Fellow, RIETI
Research & Review, June 2002

Columns

"Interregional Disparities in China"
by KATO Atsuyuki, Fellow, RIETI
June 24, 2008

"Whither China's Stock Market Bubble?"
by C. H. KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
July 31, 2007

"China Needs the G-8, as the G-8 Needs China"
by C. H. KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
September 28, 2004

"A Re-examination of Labor Movement and Economic Development in China"
by MENG Jianjun, Faculty Fellow, RIETI
March 9, 2004

"What Japan Can Learn From China's Reform Experience"
by C.H. KWAN, Senior Fellow, RIETI
January 27, 2004

"What Do Surging Exports to China Implicate?"
by TSUGAMI Toshiya, Senior Fellow, RIETI
December 9, 2003

"A Stronger Yuan Will Do Japan No Good"
by C.H. KWAN, Senior Fellow, RIETI
July 29, 2003

"Economic Structural Reform and Labor Market Formation in China"
by MENG Jianjun , Faculty Fellow, RIETI
April 2, 2002

"China as Number One -The Day When China's GDP Surpasses that of the U.S."
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
November 12, 2001

"Turning Trade Friction between Japan and China into a Win-Win Game"
by C.H. KWAN, Senior Fellow, RIETI
May 29, 2001

Publications

"Pros and Cons of RMB Revaluation: Interests and Arguments of China, Japan and the United States"
by C. H. KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
Authors' Words, November 2004

Policy Debate

"Privatization of Four Highway-managing Public Corporations"
by TSUGAMI Toshiya, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Policy Debate Round 1, September 9, 2002

Fellows' Works

"Further Slowdown of the Chinese Economy Inevitable after the Olympic Games"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, August 1, 2008

"Real Estate Prices on the Edge of a Downturn – To what extent will the economy be affected?"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, July 7, 2008

"Risk of Stagflation Growing with Crude Oil Prices at Record High"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, June 25, 2008

"The Great Sichuan Earthquake Changes China - Crisis as an Opportunity for Reform"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, June 12, 2008

"The Big Debate over PKO in the Stock Market"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, June 2, 2008

"Accelerating Appreciation of the RMB – A major step toward a free floating exchange rate system"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, May 8, 2008

"Chinese Economy May Start to Decelerate Before the Beijing Olympics"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, December 25, 2007

"Opinions Divided over the Outlook for Inflation"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, December 25, 2007

"Is India a Rival or Partner to China?"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, December 18, 2007

"Democratization: India is Premature and China is Overdue"
by Chi Hung KWAN
China in Transition, December 11, 2007

"Lifting of Ban on Sale of Non-Tradable Shares to Hold Down Stock Prices"
by Chi Hung KWAN
China in Transition, November 2, 2007

"How Can Liquidity Growth Be Curbed? - Shifting a freely-floating exchange rate system as the ultimate solution"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, November 1, 2007

"China Shifts from Labor Surplus to Labor Shortage - Challenges and opportunities in a new stage of development"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, September 11, 2007

"Establishing Market Discipline - The key lies in the rule of law and ethics"
by C. H. KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, August 1, 2007

"Tenth Anniversary of Hong Kong's Return to China - Riding out the tough times and readying for a new leap"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, June 29, 2007

"Hong Kong Stock Market Prospers on IPOs of Major Chinese Companies"
by Chi Hung KWAN
China in Transition, March 30, 2007

"Capital Markets after the Reforms of Non-tradable Shares"
by Chi Hung KWAN
China in Transition, January 29, 2007

"High Investment Supported by High Savings - Doubts over the Sustainability of the Relationship "
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, December 27, 2006

"Chinese Economy will Enter a Gradual Adjustment Phase in 2007"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, December 27, 2006

"China Facing the Challenge of Aging Population"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, November 28, 2006

"The Bureaucratic-Capitalist Class in Formation - China must turn away from the path to crony capitalism"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, September 22, 2006

"Guangzhou not to Become the 'Detroit of China' - Automobile will only be part of the city's diversified industrial structure"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, September 13, 2006

"Utilizing some $1 Trillion in Foreign Exchange Reserves to Resolve China's 'Three Agriculture-related Problems'"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, September 6, 2006

"China Faces a Tough Challenge in the Steering of Monetary Policy- The room for sterilization is diminishing"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, September 6, 2006

"An Ever-expanding Asset Bubble - Why China has failed to take lessons from Japan's experience "
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, June 28, 2006

"Excess Production Capacity is the Result of not only Cyclical but also Structural Factors"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, June 28, 2006

"The Hong Kong Dollar is not Following the Yuan's Rising Trend - It is too early to shift to a yuan peg"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, June 28, 2006

"The Need for a Unification of Income Tax Rates for Foreign and Domestic Firms"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, May 29, 2006

"Shareholding Reform ?Ethe Trojan Horse that Leads to Private Ownership"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, February 24, 2006

"Capital Participation of Foreign Investors in China's State-Owned Commercial Banks - A win-win game"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, February 15, 2006

"The Rise of China as a Trading Superpower - Global impact through the terms-of-trade effect"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, January 30, 2006

"True Picture of Chinese Economy as Illustrated by 'First National Economic Census'"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, December 27, 2005

"Excess Production Capacity on the Rise"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, December 27, 2005

"China's Economic Prospects for 2006 - The Coexistence of Deflation and Yuan Revaluation Pressures"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, December 27, 2005

"Foreign Exchange Policy Cannot Solve Structural Problems: A Policy-Mix Approach is Needed"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, December 7, 2005

"Reforms of Non-tradable Shares Opening the Way for the Privatization of Major State-owned Enterprises"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, December 7, 2005

"Regional Disparities Have Gone Beyond Acceptable Limits - The Path to an All-Round Well-Off Society Remains Distant"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, November 29, 2005

"Reform of the Household Registration System is the Key to Resolving China's 'Four Agriculture-related Problems'"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, November 22, 2005

"Fiscal Transfer System Reinforced to Correct Regional Disparities"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, November 7, 2005

"The 11th Five-Year Plan as a Steppingstone to Realizing an 'All-Round Well-Off Society'"
by Chi Hung KWAN, Consulting Fellow, RIETI
China in Transition, October 24, 2005

"Decline with Affluence - a Paradoxical Theory for the Reconstruction of Japan"
by YOKOYAMA Yoshinori, Senior Fellow, RIETI
The Social System Design Workshop, July 23, 2002

Others

"U.S.-China Relations - Developments, Prospects, and Risks"
with Harry HARDING
RIETI Report 95, June 30, 2008

"The Myth of Chinese Competitiveness"
by C.H. KWAN, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Miyakodayori 47, September 9, 2002

"Don't Confuse 'Made in China' with 'Made by China'"
by C.H. KWAN, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Miyakodayori 40, June 7, 2002

"Work Sharing: Will Japan Follow in China's Footsteps?"
by C.H. KWAN, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Miyakodayori 37, May 20, 2002

"Japan-China Economic Relations and RIETI's Role"
RIETI Specail Round-table Talk, January 11, 2002

"Irrational Exuberance on China's Economy"
by C.H. KWAN, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Miyakodayori 23, August 30, 2001

"It is Time Japan and China Act Like Neighbors"
by MUNAKATA Naoko, Senior Fellow, RIETI
Miyakodayori 20, July 17, 2001

"The Uniqlo Story: Fast Restructuring or the Boneyard"
by TANAKA Nobuo, Executive Director, RIETI
Miyakodayori 19, June 29, 2001

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