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The Rise of the People's Bank of China

The Politics of Institutional Change

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$63.50 • £50.95 • €57.00

ISBN 9780674072497

Publication Date: 06/10/2013


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 charts, 27 graphs, 16 tables


  • Abbreviations Used in Text
  • Part One: Aims and Theoretical Context
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Explaining Institutional Change: An Agents-in-Contexts Approach
  • Part Two: The Institutional Rise of the PBC
    • 3. The People’s Bank in the Shadow of the Plan, 1978–92
    • 4. Monetary Policy in the Shadow of the Plan, 1978–92
    • 5. The Second Reform Era: A New Context for the PBC
    • 6. The Growth of Mutual Dependency between the PBC and the Party Leadership
    • 7. Formal Institutional Change and the Rise of the PBC in the Second Reform Era, 1992–2011
  • Part Three: The PBC and the Politics of Money and Financial Developments in China
    • 8. In Search of a New Monetary Policy Framework
    • 9. Monetary Policy in the Second Reform Era, 1992–2011
    • 10. The PBC and China’s Foreign Exchange Rate Policy
    • 11. The PBC and Financial Reforms in China since 2003
    • 12. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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