China’s economic reform took major steps forward beginning in the fourth quarter of 2014. Major policy initiatives were launched on consolidation of local government finances and debt, agricultural land property rights, and preparations for commitment to more rigorous free-trade agreements. The period of slow reform progress after the Third Plenum has now ended. We can now legitimately begin to ask whether there is a distinctive “Xi Model” of economic reforms.


Is There a “Xi Model” of Economic Reform?--Acceleration of Economic Reform since Fall 2014

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