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Income disparities in China [electronic resource] : an OECD perspective.
Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, c2004.
225 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
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Paris : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, c2004.
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Papers from a seminar organized by the OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs and the Department of National Economy of the National Development and Reform Commission of China and held in Paris, October 20-21, 2003.
Published under the auspices of the OECD's Centre for Co-operation with Non-Members"--P. [4] of cover.
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The present standard of living in China is, on average, the highest in the countrys history, due to the spectacular economic growth rates achieved since 1978, averaging eight to nine per cent per year. However, economic disparities have also widened very significantly during this period, raising questions about the appropriateness and sustainability of existing policies. This publication contains papers from an OECD seminar, held in Paris in October 2003 and organised in conjunction with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China, which consider current income inequality trends and causes of Chinas growing economic disparities, data issues, the driving forces behind these trends and possible policy responses.

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