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The Challenges of Chinese Economic Growth: Inequality and Corruption

Liu, Qiaozhi (2018) The Challenges of Chinese Economic Growth: Inequality and Corruption. MPhil thesis, University of York.

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Abstract

This thesis contains two chapters. My first chapter studies the dynamic of the distribution of wealth using a representative consumer theory with two sources of heterogeneity: taste in public goods and initial wealth. I analyse how the wealthy and the poor change their relative conditions during different economic cycles and apply the theory to a Ramsey growth model to explore distributive predictions. My second chapter studies the effect of state-owned enterprise, which is one of the most important parts of the economy, on government corruption. I also include several controls to enrich content and analysis. I hope my paper might contribute to the government's efforts to reduce poverty and fight corruption to make a better society.

Item Type: Thesis (MPhil)
Academic Units: The University of York > Economics and Related Studies (York)
Depositing User: Mr. Qiaozhi Liu
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2019 13:06
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2019 13:06
URI: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/23577

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