University Press of America
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978-0-7618-5079-3 • Paperback • June 2010 • $51.99 • (£40.00)
978-0-7618-5097-7 • eBook • June 2010 • $49.00 • (£38.00)
Yangsheng Zhong is the executive vice governor of Guangdong Province, P. R. China. He received a doctorate in economics from Jinan University, Guangzhou, China, where he currently serves as an adjunct professor. Xiaohui Wang is a professor in economics and business management at Lingnan (University) College, Sun Yat-sen (Zhongshan) University, Guangzhou, China. He received his Ph. D. from the University of Minnesota. Guangmin He is chairman of Wu Chang Fa Association (Hong Kong) and adjunct professor of England International Business School.
Chapter 1 About the Author
Chapter 2 About the Book
Chapter 3 A Letter to English Readers
Chapter 4 Preface by the Principal Translator
Chapter 5 Foreword (Six Version)
Chapter 6 Chapter One: Introduction: Meeting Human Need is the Highest Principle of Economic Growth
Chapter 7 Chapter Two: Development of Productivity: the Nature of Economic Growth
Chapter 8 Chapter Three: Resource Environment: Basic Constraint Condition of Economic Growth
Chapter 9 Chapter Four: Strategic Target: Driving Power of Economic Growth
Chapter 10 Chapter Five: Industrial Movement: Historical Opportunity for Latecomers' Catching-up
Chapter 11 Chapter Six: Capital Investment: the First Motivation for Economic Take-off
Chapter 12 Chapter Seven: Quality of Enterprise: The Powerful Engine for Economic Growth
Chapter 13 Chapter Eight: Industry Infrastructure: Fundamental for Sustainable Economic Growth
Chapter 14 Chapter Nine: Technological Advancement: the First Driving Force of Modern Economy Growth
Chapter 15 Chapter Ten: Opening-up: A Definite Rule for Modern Economic Growth
Chapter 16 Chapter Eleven: Strategic Mechanism: The Adjustment Tool for Economic Growth
Chapter 17 Chapter Twelve: Economic System: Institutional Conditions for Sustainable Economic Growth
Chapter 18 Chapter Thirteen: Values: Social Spiritual Conditions for Sustainable Economic Growth
Chapter 19 Chapter Fourteen: Conclusion: All-around Individual Development is the Highest Objective of Economic Development
Chapter 20 Notes
Chapter 21 Index
A theoretical breakthrough and innovative economic masterpiece, which probed into the mystery of developing countries' economic growth as well as the rules of economic take-off and modernization.
— Introduction to National Top 10 Economic Books, Economic Daily (Section of Theory Weekly), Beijing: April 29, 1996
It is a representative book of economic growth with distinct Chinese characteristics.
— Baojiang Han; WORLD, March 2007
The (Chinese) author is a senior-level economic practitioner, but with a strong theoretical enthusiasm. Thus, his book is novel in idea and structure which differentiates [it] from other books written by economic scholars.
— Professor Mengui Wang, principal economic advisor for the State Council of China