Kang Chao, "The Rate and Pattern of Industrial Growth in Communist China."

by K. C. Yeh


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A review of Kang Chao's book (Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 1965), which discusses the various formulas of production indexes, examines deficiencies in the statistical computation of the indexes, and explains and evaluates the construction of two new indexes. Appendixes cover the effects of industrialization and production indexes, the industrial ministries of Communist China, and statistical tables.

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