TITLE

Chapter 11: Public Finance Challenges for Chinese Urban Development

AUTHOR(S)
Crane, Randall
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Urbanization in China: Critical Issues in an Era of Rapid Growth;2007, p237
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 11 of the book "Urbanization in China: Critical Issues in an Era of Rapid Growth," edited by Yan Song and Chengri Ding is presented. This chapter profiles a number of broad municipal finance trends and prospects in China. It discusses factors unique to municipal China, reviews fiscal decentralization reforms and offers a possible reform agenda for the local public finance sector. It suggests that although China's investment in infrastructure has been quite forward-looking, the sustainability of the system remains in some doubt.
ACCESSION #
36153604

 

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