Urbanisation and Migration Externalities in China

Pierre-Philippe Combes, Sylvie Démurger, Li Shi,

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Urbanisation and migration externalities in China

Pierre-Philippe Combes, Sylvie Démurger, Li Shi 09 July 2013

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The latest population census conducted in China in November 2010 portrayed a rapidly urbanising country, with the urban population reaching 49.7%, up 13.5 percentage points compared to 2000.

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Topics:  Development Migration

Tags:  China, urbanisation, urban immigration

Hopes and false hopes in China’s interest-rate reform

Shang-Jin Wei 25 June 2013

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The Chinese central bank has recently dropped hints that it will quicken the pace of interest-rate reforms towards a market-determined regime. Both inside and outside the country, this has raised hopes of improving efficiency and reducing China’s ‘excessive’ savings and current account surplus. 

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Topics:  International finance International trade

Tags:  China, interest rate

Firms and credit constraints along the global value chain: Processing trade in China

Kalina Manova, Zhihong Yu 13 May 2013

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The past 20 years of globalisation have witnessed a dramatic expansion in the fragmentation of production across countries. Firms today can not only trade in final goods, but also conduct intermediate stages of manufacturing by importing foreign inputs, processing and assembling them into finished products, and re-exporting these to consumers and distributors abroad. While processing trade contributes just 10% of EU exports, at over 50% it has been a major driving force behind the rapid growth of Chinese exports (Cernat and Pajot 2012).

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Topics:  International trade

Tags:  China, global supply chain, global value chain

Finance and growth in China and India: Have firms benefited from the capital-market expansion?

Tatiana Didier, Sergio Schmukler 06 May 2013

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China and India are hard to ignore. Over the past 20 years they have risen as global economic powers, at a very fast pace. By 2012, China has become the second-largest world economy (based on nominal GDP) and India the tenth. Together, they account for about 36% of world population.

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Topics:  International finance

Tags:  China, India

Investigating the effect of exchange-rate changes in Japan, China, east Asia, and Europe

Willem Thorbecke 26 February 2013

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Policymakers are concerned about currency wars and competitive devaluations. Many complain that trading partners are artificially lowering their exchange rates through quantitative easing and managed exchange rates in order to gain price competitiveness for their exporters.

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Topics:  Exchange rates

Tags:  US, Europe, China, Japan, Eurozone crisis

China and the end of extrapolation

George Magnus 31 January 2013

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That the Chinese economy is slowing down as it quickly matures should come as no surprise. The global economic conditions of the two decades leading up to the financial crisis were exceptional; things are far more sober now.

Many of China’s development achievements are unrepeatable. Only once can you:

  • Join the WTO;
  • Accomplish rural-urban labour transfer;
  • Fulfill high secondary school enrollment;
  • Boost the investment share of GDP to 50%.

In spite of the current upward bounce in the economy, slower underlying growth is inevitable.

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Topics:  Development

Tags:  growth, China, Communist Party, middle-income trap

Exchange-rate volatility is a problem for trade … especially when financial development is low

Jérôme Héricourt, Sandra Poncet 19 January 2013

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The increasing volatility of exchange rates after the fall of the Bretton Woods agreements has been a constant source of concern for both policymakers and academics. Developed countries fought hard in the 1980s to limit US dollar fluctuation (one thinks of the Plaza and Louvre’s agreements, respectively in 1985 and 1987), and some European countries took an even more radical decision by giving up their national currency for the euro in 1999.

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Topics:  Exchange rates International trade

Tags:  China, trade, exchange-rate volatility

Capital controls: Gates versus walls

Michael W Klein 17 January 2013

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Capital controls are no longer considered rogue policies.

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Topics:  Macroeconomic policy

Tags:  China, South Korea, capital controls, Brazil

Trade liberalization and embedded institutional reform: Evidence from Chinese exporters

Amit Khandelwal, Shang-Jin Wei, Peter K. Schott ,

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