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Transition, Globalization, and Changing Industrial Relations in China

Xiaobo Lu

in The Politics of Labor in a Global Age: Continuity and Change in Late-Industrializing and Post-Socialist Economies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241149
eISBN:
9780191598920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241147.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For nearly three decades, industrial relations in the People's Republic of China were characterized by what were common in state socialist systems—an economy dominated by state‐owned enterprises, ... More


Why Do Countries Privatize?

William Leon Megginson

in The Financial Economics of Privatization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins by framing the theoretical debate about the legitimacy and efficiency of state ownership of business enterprises, and then examines the empirical evidence for and against state ... More


 Indosat: A Successful State‐Owned Firm

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Indosat did not collapse into the poorly run firm that has become the image of state-owned enterprises. On the contrary, it embarked on a bold new mission, invested in maintenance and new capacity, ... More


How Do Countries Privatize?

William Leon Megginson

in The Financial Economics of Privatization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the practical aspects of privatizing state-owned enterprises (SOEs). It identifies the key issues that governments must confront in determining which SOEs to divest, and then ... More


The Financial Economics of Privatization

William Leon Megginson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book explores the different aspects of privatization. It charts the emergence of privatization and looks at how and why countries privatize their state-owned enterprises (SOEs). It examines the ... More


The Legend Computer Group Company: A Model of ‘One Academy, Two Systems’

Qiwen Lu

in China's Leap into the Information Age: Innovation and Organization in the Computer Industry

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295372
eISBN:
9780191685101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295372.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

The Legend Computer Group Company was listed as the largest enterprise in the Chinese information technology industry. Officially, the company describes itself as a new type of state-owned enterprise ... More


Taking the Plunge (2000–2006)

David W. P. Elliott

in Changing Worlds: Vietnam’s Transition from Cold War to Globalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195383348
eISBN:
9780199979172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383348.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Vietnam integrating into the world system. The Ninth Party Congress of 1991 partially resolved the incomplete succession and the impasse between reformers and conservatives, and ... More


The Lessons and Future of Privatization

William Leon Megginson

in The Financial Economics of Privatization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195150629
eISBN:
9780199835768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150627.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the lessons learned from a quarter-century of privatization. It then considers the unresolved issues in privatization policy and research. It concludes with ... More


Privatization

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines privatization as a means of making developing economies more efficient and profitable. It reviews the implications for changing the role of the State, and the vacillation ... More


The Nomenclature of Enterprise: A Taxonomy of Modern Business Firms

Eric W Orts

in Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter first provides a background understanding of firms as participating in “production metamarkets” that serve widespread and usually global “consumption markets.” It then presents a menu of ... More


State-Owned Enterprises: Law as Instrument of Economic Policy

Linda Yeuh

in Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199205837
eISBN:
9780191806674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199205837.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter deals with state-owned enterprises (SOEs). SOEs dominated the Chinese economy throughout the centrally planned period from 1949 to 1978. The state funded SOEs directly through subsidies ... More


Unorthodox Ownership and Governance Structures in Transitional East Asia

Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Vladimir Popov (eds)

in Transition and Institutions: The Experience of Gradual and Late Reformers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242184
eISBN:
9780191697043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242184.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the nature of the unorthodox ownership and governance structures in the transitional economies of East Asia. It begins by discussing the theoretical issues in innovative ... More


Government–Industry Relations in China: A Review of the Art of the State 1

Shaun Breslin

in East Asian Capitalism: Diversity, Continuity, and Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199643097
eISBN:
9780191741944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643097.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

Scholars of state–business relations in China over the last couple of decades have focussed on the retreat of the state. Nevertheless, while state control may have gone, the state remains central to ... More


Privatizations

Roy C. Smith, Ingo Walter, and Gayle Delong

in Global Banking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195335934
eISBN:
9780199932146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335934.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Privatization has been the principal means through which governments sell shares to the public of state-owned enterprises. Beginning with Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ... More


Regulating the Visible Hand?: The Institutional Implications of Chinese State Capitalism

Benjamin L. Liebman and Curtis J. Milhaupt (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190250256
eISBN:
9780190250287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250256.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The economic and geopolitical implications of China’s rise have been the subject of vast commentary. However, the institutional implications of China’s transformative development under state ... More


The Challenges of Privatization: An International Analysis

Bernardo Bortolotti and Domenico Siniscalco

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199249343
eISBN:
9780191600845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249342.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book provides a systematic account of the privatization process at the global scale, presenting an overarching description of the phenomenon, and panel data empirical analyses testing some of ... More


Introduction

Leng Jing

in Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter introduces the domestic and international backgrounds of the reform experienced by China's corporate governance. China may be viewed as an economy undergoing transition in terms of ... More


The Interaction between Capital Markets and Corporate Governance of Chinese Listed Companies

Leng Jing

in Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The term “capital markets” refers to the stockmarket in China and overseas as the country's listed companies utilize equity financing for capital accumulation. The country's stockmarket during the ... More


Conclusions: Business in China—The Evolution of Laws and the Market

Linda Yeuh

in Enterprising China: Business, Economic, and Legal Developments since 1979

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199205837
eISBN:
9780191806674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199205837.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines whether the corporate laws that transformed Chinese enterprises into shareholding corporations have mattered in generating improvements in firm performance. It reviews the ... More


Legitimacy, Trade, and Global Imbalances: The China Investment Corporation

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H. B. Monk

in Sovereign Wealth Funds: Legitimacy, Governance, and Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142296
eISBN:
9781400846511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142296.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter offers an innovative account—rooted in international political economy, economic geography, and geopolitics—of the rise of the China Investment Corporation (CIC). It argues that the CIC ... More


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