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  • 14-February-2019

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    State-owned firms behind China’s corporate debt

    While China’s overall debt-to-GDP ratio is not particularly high, its non-financial corporate debt relative to GDP is higher than in other major economies.

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  • 23-November-2017

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    Urbanisation and Household Consumption in China

    This paper focusses on the link between urbanisation and consumption behaviour in China.

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  • 11-October-2017

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    Corporate governance and firm performance in China

    A key priority in China’s "new normal" period -- where returns on investment are slackening -- is corporate governance, which could lead to enhanced productivity by a better management of resources at the firm level.

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  • 4-October-2017

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    Do government transfers reduce poverty in China? Micro evidence from five regions

    This paper estimates urban and rural poverty rates across five Chinese administrative regions (Shanghai, Liaoning, Guangdong, Henan and Gansu) in 2014 using representative household level data from the China Family Panel Studies survey.

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  • 11-September-2017

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    Sharing the benefits of China’s growth by providing opportunities to all

    Living standards in China have greatly improved over the past few decades. Both sustained economic growth and an expansion of the social security system have contributed to a sharp reduction in the number of people in poverty.

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  • 11-September-2017

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    Boosting firm dynamism and performance in China

    With persisting slower growth worldwide and in China, over-capacity in some heavy industry sectors, declining profitability, and intensifying competition from other, lower-cost emerging economies, corporate behaviour in China needs to change and focus more on efficiency and sustainability.

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  • 11-May-2017

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    Enhancing financial stability amid slowing growth in China

    Growth in China has been slowing gradually, but GDP per capita remains on course to almost double between 2010 and 2020. As a result, the Chinese economy will remain the major driver of global growth for the foreseeable future.

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  • 10-April-2017

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    Making the most of innovation in China

    On several measures, China has caught up with OECD economies in the area of innovation.

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  • 31-March-2017

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    An immediate Chinese challenge: further addressing vast income inequality

    The goal of the Chinese government to achieve a “moderately prosperous society in all respects” by 2020 is centred around improving social welfare throughout the population. One of the essential ingredients to doing this is a further reduction in economic inequality.

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  • 21-March-2017

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    Remarks by Alvaro S. Pereira, Director, Country Studies, Economics Dept

    Remarks by Alvaro S. Pereira, Director, Country Studies, Economics Dept

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