The industrial upgrading of the Yangtze River Delta region is the key to the growth of this most critical area of China. Conflict and Harmony: Development of the Yangtze River Delta looks at the evolution of the relationships between local government and enterprises during this time of economic transition in the region. The book also considers issues of labor transfer, foreign direct investment–led growth, and the spillover effects of indigenous technology innovations in the Delta.
1. The most comprehensive analysis on China’s most developed and largest trading and economic zone—The Yangtze River Delta;
2. A 630-page, 21-chapter overview of the industrial structure, economic development patterns and local government policies of the Delta;
3. Unique insights into issues of labor transfer, spillover effects of indigenous technology innovations, foreign investment-led growth and income distribution models in the Delta
About the Author
Liu Zhibiao is a Professor and Dean of the School of Economics, Nanjing University, Standing Director of the Research Center for the Yangtze River Delta Economic and Social Development, and Member of the Evaluation Group for Social Sciences of the Ministry of Education. Liu was among the first Chair Professors in humanities and social sciences (economics) of "Chang Jiang Scholarship Program" selected by the Ministry of Education of China.
Zheng Jianghuai is the Head of the Department of Industrial Economics at the University of Nanjing. He also serves as a Researcher of the Economic and Social Development Research Center of the Yangtze River Delta and Director of the Institute of Entrepreneurs at the University of Nanjing.