China: Does Government Health and Education Spending Boost Consumption?

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China: Does Government Health and Education Spending Boost Consumption?
Consumption in China is unusually low and has continued to decline as a share of GDP over the past decade. A key policy question is how to reverse this trend, and rebalance growth away from reliance on exports and investment and toward consumption. This paper investigates whether the sizable increase in government social spending in recent years READ MORE...

Publication date: January 2010
ISBN 9781451962130
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