Economic reform and the efficiency of Chinese state enterprises : with special reference to energy utilisation
This thesis examines the impact of economic reform on the technical and allocative
efficiency of Chinese state enterprises, using survey data for 1980 and for 1984-88.
Market-oriented economic reform of state enterprises began in the late 1970s and
continued throughout the 1980s. The thesis focuses on two important aspects of reform:
the process by which the central planning system was replaced with an open market
system; and changes in institutions governing the financial relationship of...[Show more]
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