Cover: The Chinese Economy Under Communism, by Nai-Ruenn Chen and Walter Galenson : A Book Review.

The Chinese Economy Under Communism, by Nai-Ruenn Chen and Walter Galenson : A Book Review.

Published 1970

by K. C. Yeh

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This book is an excellent summary and evaluation--with important original contributions to literature in the field--concerning Communist China's development policies and performance in the 16 years since the Communist takeover in 1949. It is highly recommended to intelligent laymen who seek a balanced view of economic development in Communist China. Specialists will find it stimulating both as a case study in economic development and as a useful summary of the current state of knowledge about the Chinese economy.

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