China Update Series

The China Update Series is Australia's premier publication for in-depth discussion and analysis of the Chinese economy. The book features contributions from the world's leading academics, policymakers and government representatives who discuss the latest research on the Chinese economy.

Please note: The following list of titles is sorted by publication date, with the most recent first.

China's New Sources of Economic Growth: Vol. 2 (Chinese version) »

人力资本、创新和技术变迁

Edited by: 宋 立刚, Ross Garnaut, 蔡 昉, Lauren Johnston
Publication date: March 2019

本书试图对人力资本、创新和技术变迀在转型经济中的作用做深层次分析,并讨 论中国的经历在何种方式上为中国自身和其他国家提供了重要的经验教训。我们生活 在一个现代技术越来越多地影响着我们方方面面生活的全新时代。虽然中国正付出极 大努力通过增加人力资本和技术创新来完成经济结构调整和转型,但仍面临巨大的挑 战。


China’s 40 Years of Reform and Development: 1978–2018 »

Edited by: Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song, Cai Fang
Publication date: July 2018

The year 2018 marks 40 years of reform and development in China (1978–2018).


China's New Sources of Economic Growth: Vol. 1 (Chinese version) »

改革、资源能源与气候变化

Edited by: 宋 立刚, Ross Garnaut, 蔡 昉, Lauren Johnston
Publication date: February 2018

本书针对近年来中国经济增速的下滑,从供给侧角度出发,探讨中国如何启动经 济增长的新源泉,论证了通过改革进一步提高劳动生产率的重要性。


China's New Sources of Economic Growth: Vol. 2 »

Human Capital, Innovation and Technological Change

Edited by: Ligang Song, Ross Garnaut, Cai Fang, Lauren Johnston
Publication date: July 2017

China’s efforts in searching for new sources of growth are increasingly pressing given the persistence of the growth slowdown in recent years.


China's Domestic Transformation in a Global Context (Chinese version) »

全球背景下的中国经济转型

Edited by: 宋 立刚, Ross Garnaut, 蔡 昉, Lauren Johnston
Publication date: February 2017

中国经济正经历着自改革开放以来最持久深入的增长转型期。本书 主题是“中国经济转型”,主要关注以下问题:一是全球经济增长的背景; 二是中国的货币政策与外汇政策改革及资本项目开放;三是中国的能源 与电力改革与政策调整;四是中国的对外投资以及贸易政策的实施。在“新 常态”的增长速度下,中国的经济发展是否能够如预期为中国走上世界 生产力前沿奠定基础?在结构调整和低速增长并存的情况下,未来经济 发展面临什么新的问题?通过本书的分析阐释,也许能够为读者找到解 答这些问题的线索。


China's New Sources of Economic Growth: Vol. 1 »

Reform, Resources and Climate Change

Edited by: Ligang Song, Ross Garnaut, Cai Fang, Lauren Johnston
Publication date: July 2016

China’s change to a new model of growth, now called the ‘new normal’, was always going to be hard. Events over the past year show how hard it is.


Deepening Reform for China's Long-term Growth and Development (Chinese version) »

深化改革与中国经济长期发展

Authored by: 宋立刚 [澳〕(Ross Garnaut)蔡昉/主编
Publication date: September 2015

本书分为五个部分,共21篇文章。第一部分讨论了决 定经济增长速度的巨大力量。这些基本力量的相互作用, 决定着中国是否能够继续向前发展,并最终跨入发达经济 体行列。第二部分讨论了中国国内和全球正在盛行的环境 保护优先观念如何对经济发展某些方面产生重要影响。本 书的第三部分详细论述了金融领域的改革。它是贯彻经济 增长新模式的必备条件,具有效果直接、情况复杂、风险 较大的特点。在论述了金融领域改革后,本书第四部分重 点关注了要素市场,即土地市场、劳动力市场和外国直接 投资的作用。


China's Domestic Transformation in a Global Context »

Edited by: Ligang Song, Ross Garnaut, Cai Fang, Lauren Johnston
Publication date: July 2015

The phrase ‘New Normal’ captures the ongoing shift in the pattern and drivers of China’s economic growth. China’s new growth rate is both slower and imposing difficult structural change.


Deepening Reform for China's Long-term Growth and Development »

Edited by: Ross Garnaut, Cai Fang, Ligang Song
Publication date: July 2014

The Chinese economy has entered a new phase of development in which sources of growth are not so much dependent upon pure increases in labour, investment and credit expansion, but from productivity improvement, structural changes, technological pr


Rebalancing and Sustaining Growth in China (Chinese version) »

中国经济再平衡与可持续增长 

Authored by: Huw Mckay, 宋立刚 主编
Publication date: November 2013

中国经济需要重新平衡的想法,不再是国家内部或外部的争议。无论是收入不平等日益认识到在家里仍然很大外部盈余;对消费和产业升级的政策话语的焦点;住房负担能力的大幅度下滑的经济,政治和社会紧张局势之间的深刻冲突工业化,城镇化和生物圈顶部的国有企业和民营企业的盈利能力之间的鸿沟;或单向压力推动实际汇率的证据,赞成的高度不平衡的结构是无所不在的。


China: A New Model for Growth and Development »

Edited by: Ross Garnaut, Cai Fang, Ligang Song
Publication date: July 2013

The Chinese economy is undergoing profound change in policy and structure. The change is necessary to increase the value of growth to the Chinese community, and to sustain growth into the future.


China: A New Model for Growth and Development (Chinese version) »

中国长期增长与发展的新战略: 责任与启示

Authored by: Ross Garnaut, 蔡 昉 宋立刚
Publication date: July 2013

中国经济正经历着政策和结构方面的深刻变革. 这种变革对于提高中国 社会的增长绩效、 保持未来中国经济的发展潜力都很有必要. 成功的经济发展改变了中国传统的增长模式, 也给经济发展带来了压力, 而这种压力正是变革的内驱力之一. 近年来, 劳动力短缺及真实工资迅速上涨给中国经济的传统模式带来了巨大挑战, 使得资源和收入分配、自然环境、经济增长率、储蓄率、 投资率与国际资本流动等都有所变化.


China: New Engine of World Growth »

Publication date: December 2012

Twenty-five years of reform have transformed China from a centrally planned and closed system to a predominantly market-driven and open economy.


China: Twenty Years of Economic Reform »

Publication date: December 2012

China: Twenty Years of Reform outlines the experiences of China over the past two decades.  It highlights the processes of reform, successes achieved, and problems faced during the economic transition.


China 2002 »

WTO entry and world recession

Publication date: December 2012

In 2002 China enters the WTO. Long awaited by the world’s trading economies, it now comes in a year of global recession. What effect will China’s entry into the WTO have at a difficult time?


Rebalancing and Sustaining Growth in China »

Edited by: Huw Mckay, Ligang Song
Publication date: July 2012

The idea that China’s economy needs to rebalance is no longer controversial inside or outside the country.


Rising China: Global Challenges and Opportunities (Chinese version) »

崛起的中国:全球机遇与挑战(预售)

Edited by: Jane Golley, Ligang Song
Publication date: May 2012

“中国经济前沿”丛书致力于对中国经济发展中的热点问题提供最新的研究成果与解读视角,作者均为国内外相关研究领域最具权威或居于研究前沿的学者。收录的论文无论在理论研究还是实证分析方面,都具有相当高的水准。本书集中于全球金融危机对中国的影响,分别从经济、地缘政治和环境气候变化视角解读世界和中国未来的发展走势。


China: The Next Twenty Years of Reform and Development (Chinese version) »

中国:未来二十年的改革与发展

Publication date: June 2011

过去30年,中国在经济改革和对外开放方面取得了巨大成就,从而成为世界上举足轻重的一个经济体。不过,在改革与发展的进程中,仍然存在许多没有解决的问题,也会面临诸多新的挑战。本书旨在关注以下问题:中国如何深化要素市场等颇具争议的领域的改革;如何改革汇率体制和医疗卫生体系,同时,这些改革需要有强有力且高效的配套政策措施,中国才可能应对一系列挑战。


Rising China: Global Challenges and Opportunities »

Edited by: Jane Golley, Ligang Song
Publication date: June 2011

Where the last three decades of the 20th century witnessed a China rising on to the global economic stage, the first three decades of the 21st century are almost certain to bring with them the completion of that rise, not only in economic, but als


China: The Next Twenty Years of Reform and Development »

Publication date: July 2010

China has made some remarkable achievements during the first three decades of  economic reform and opening up, rising to become one of the world’s most dynamic and globally-integrated market economies.


China's New Place in a World in Crisis (Chinese version) »

全球金融危机下的中国:经济、地缘政治和环境的视角

Edited by: Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song, Wing Thye Woo
Publication date: June 2010

2008年的金融危机,使全球状况和中国的世界地位都发生了改变。这场危机加速了中国作为一个有影响力的大国的崛起。本书将对下列问题进行深入探讨:此次全球危机会对中国的增长前景长造成怎样的影响?这场危机的演化和中国的应对举措,会对中国的工业化、城市化进程以及国有企业改革等问题施加何种影响?国际社会将如何应对迅速出现的国际新秩序?中国和其他主要发展中国家将在国际社会中担当怎样的新角色?中国和世界能否打破经济增长和破坏环境的宿命,尤其是如 何解决气候变化问题?


China's New Place in a World in Crisis »

Economic, Geopolitical and Environmental Dimensions

Edited by: Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song, Wing Thye Woo
Publication date: July 2009

The world and China’s place in it have been transformed over the past year. The pressures for change have come from the most severe global financial crisis ever. The crisis has accelerated China’s emergence as a great power.


China's Dilemma »

Economic Growth, the Environment and Climate Change

Edited by: Ligang Song, Wing Thye Woo
Publication date: July 2008

China’s Dilemma—Economic Growth, the Environment and Climate Change examines the challenges China will have to confront in order to maintain rapid growth while coping with the global financial turbulence, some rising socially destabilisin


China: Linking Markets for Growth »

Publication date: August 2007

China’s prosperity is at the core of the emerging Platinum Age of global economic growth.


The Turning Point in China's Economic Development »

Publication date: August 2006

The profound economic transformation in China is not a linear process. It is subject to fundamental shifts in its underlying structure.


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