- China's growth as a puzzle
- Why are government-business relations so important in China?
- Why focus on local governments?
2. Understanding Chinese government and officials:
- A framework multilayer subcontract system: centralization and decentralization, decentralized authoritarian, or decentralized dictators
- Central-local fiscal relations: increasing role of land revenues in local budgets
- Horizontal political competition: hypothesis of multilayer political tournaments
- Terms, age, and promotion criterion
- Interactions of two dimensions: answering puzzling questions about China's rise, strength and weakness in China's state capacity, helping hand vs. grabbing hand from businessmen's perspectives
3. Politics and Markets: How bureaucrats' incentives affect the Chinese economy Interactions between politics and markets:
- Amplifications of Growth Targets
- Age 54 and the growth of bank lending
- Political turnover and its impact on GDP growth
4. Government-business relations, political connections and co-option strategy of the CCP
- Understanding the mindset of Chinese local officials and which parameters are important
- Tips for dealing with Chinese local officials and lower-level bureaucrats
- Case studies
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