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Bibliography on Contemporary China Studies: Poverty

27 References, July 3, 2006

Poverty (Poverty Reduction, Rural Poverty)

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Aubert, Claude / Li, Xiande (2002): Peasant burden: Taxes and levies imposed on Chinese farmers. In: Agricultural Policies in China after WTO Accession, OECD, Paris, 160-179 (Collection: China in the Global Economy)

Beynon, Louise / Zheng, Baohua / Lu, Caizhen / Zhao, Yaqiao / Liu, Jinlong (2000): Understanding rural poverty and poverty constraints in China. A Report Commissioned by DFID China Programme.

Centre for the Study of Living Standards (CSLS) (2003): China's productivity performance and its impact on poverty in the transition period. Ottawa, Ontario / Canada. Final Report: September 18, 2003. CSLS Research Report 2003-07 (Background paper prepared for the 2004 World Employment Report of the International Labor Organization)

Fan, Shenggen / Chan-Kang, Connie (2005): Road development, economic growth, and poverty reduction in China. Washington, DC (International Food Policy Research Institute, Research Report 138)

Fan, Shenggen / Zhang, Linxiu / Zhang, Xiaobao (2004): Reforms, investment, and poverty in rural China. In: Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol. 52, No. 2, 395-422 (The University of Chicago)

Fan, Shenggen / Zhang, Linxiu / Zhang, Xiaobo (2002): Growth, inequality, and poverty in rural China. The role of public investments. Washington, DC (International Food Policy Research Institute, Research Report 125)

Hannum, Emily (2003): Poverty and basic education in rural China: Communities, households, and girls' and boys' enrollment. In: Demography, Vol. 39, No. 1, 95-117

Human Rights in China (2002): Shutting out the poorest: Discrimination against the most disadvantaged migrant children in city schools. A report by Human Rights in China, May 8, 2002, New York

Khan, Azizur R. / Riskin, Carl (2000): Inequality and poverty in China in the age of globalization. New York, NY (Oxford University Press)

Kharas, Homi (2005): Lifting all boats. Why China's great leap is good for the world's poor. In: Foreign Policy, Special Report: China Rising. How the Asian Colossus is Changing our World. January / February 2005, Washington, DC.

Landes, David (1998): The wealth and poverty of nations: Why some are so rich and some are so poor. New York , NY (W.W. Norton & Company)

Li, Shi (2001): Changes in poverty profile in China. United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER), Discussion paper No. 2001/21

Lu, Feng (2001): Poverty reduction through Growth: China's experiences. Paper presented ath the Regional Conference on National Poverty Reduction Strategies, organized by the World Bank and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Hanoi, Vietnam, December 4-6, 2001

National Bureau of Statistics of China (2005): Communique on 2004 rural poverty monitoring of China. Beijing (Mimeograph)

National Bureau of Statistics of China (2004): Poverty statistics in China. Mimeograph. Beijing (Rural Survey Organization of the National Bureau of Statistics, September 2004)

Park, Albert / Wang, Sangui / Wu, Guobao (2002): Regional poverty targeting in China. In: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 86, No. 1, 123-153

Ravallion, Martin / Chen, Shaohua (2004): China's (Uneven) Progress Against Poverty. Washington, DC (World Bank, Development Research Group, World Bank Policy Research Paper 3408)

Ray Yep, Kin-man (2004): Can "Tax-for-fee" reduce rural tension in China? The process, progress and limitations. In: China Quarterly, Vol. 177, March 2004, 42-70

Rozelle, Scott / Huang, Jikun / Husain, Syed Arif / Zazueta, Aaron (2000): China. From Afforestation to Poverty Alleviation and Natural Forest Management. Evaluation Country Case Study Series. Washington, DC. (The World Bank Operations Evaluation Department)

Rozelle, Scott / Zhang, Linxiu / Hunang, Jikun (2000): China's war on poverty. Stanford, CA (Stanford University, Center for Research on Economic Development and Policy Reform, Working Paper No. 60)

Sachs, Jeffrey D. (2005): The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. (The Penguin Press)

Srinivasan, T. N. (2003): China and India: Growth and poverty, 1980 - 2000. Stanford, CA (Stanford University, Stanford Center for International Development, Working Paper, No. 182)

Uchida, Emi / Xu, Jintao / Rozelle, Scott (2004): Grain for green: Cost-effectiveness and sustainability of China's conservation set-aside program. In: Land Economics, Vol. 81, No. 2, 247-264

UNDP / The World Bank (2001): China. Overcoming Rural Poverty. March 1, 2001 (Rural Development and Natural Resources Unit, East Asia and Pacific Region)

Wang, Sangui / Li, Zhou / Ren, Yanshun (2004): The 8-7 National Poverty Reduction Program in China - The national strategy and its impact. A case study from reducing poverty, sustaining growth - what works, what doesn't and why. Beijing (Institute of Agricultural Economics, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences). Implementing agency contact: Fuhe Liu, Director General, Policy and Law Department, Leading Group for Poverty Reduction, State Council. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank.

Wu, Guobao / Yang, Qiulin / Huang, Chengwei (2004): The China southwest poverty reduction project. A case study from "reducing poverty, sustaining growth - what works, what doesn't, and why. Beijing (Rural Development Institute, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences). Implementing agency contact: Wu, Zhong, Director General, External Department Leading Group for Poverty Reduction, State Council. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank.

Ya, Shujie (1999): Economic Growth, Income Inequality, and Poverty in China Under Economic Reforms. In: Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 35, No. 6, 104-130

Zhang, Mei (2003): China's poor regions: Rural-urban migration, poverty, economic reform and urbanization. London, UK, New York, NY (Routledge Curzon)

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