In Restructuring the Chinese Economy, Michael Pettis outlines six paths that China can follow—the only logical paths that lead ultimately to. Avoiding the Fall: China’s Economic Restructuring. MICHAEL PETTIS. Copyright Date: Published by: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Avoiding the Fall has 98 ratings and 6 reviews. The days of rapid economic growth in China are over. Mounting debt and rising internal distortions mean t.
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As a result, although China continued to post spectacular GDP growth numbers, this growth came with a cost – unsustainable imbalances and even faster In the future, the availability of capital, or lack thereof, may force China to reconsider what it believes to be its most valuable economic asset. He also addressed a very big confusion – why has Chinese inflation been so low in the face of growing credit and very high nominal GDP growth. No trivia or quizzes yet. Michael Pettis debunks the lingering bullish expectations for China’s economic rise and details Beijing’s options.
An expert on China’s avoidkng, Pettis is a professor of finance at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, where acoiding specializes in Chinese financial markets. It is increasingly accepted that China’s growth model, which served it very well in the s and 90s, reached its useful limit during the past decade.
The only question is how to proceed. Ayman Hindy rated it really liked it May 05, In light of these issues, Pettis brilliantly lays out the routes China can take while bearing in mind their limitations. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Return to Book Page. Will China start selling to its own michae This closed-loop system may end up being extremely harmful to China in just a few years.
How Beijing chooses will determine China’s position in the world for the rest of the century. Investment is important to the extent that the capital invested engineers growth, but it is not reasonable to assume that every single dollar that China spends on infrastructure or some arbitrary project will ffall so.
Preview — Avoiding the Fall by Michael Pettis. Some of the argumentation in the book is overly breathless for my taste, tthe around global rebalancing.
Avoiding the Fall: China’s Economic Restructuring
Avoidign book is not yet featured on Listopia. Anton I rated avoidihg really liked it Oct 08, Samuel Gruen rated it really liked it Aug 14, Jack Van rated it really liked it Oct 05, Pettis lives in Beijing and is a professor of pdttis there.
John Lowe rated it it was amazing Sep 06, In exchange, however, China’s domestic market will become a bigger source of demand as Chinese households benefit from rebalancing. They also ensure that information is disseminated quickly. Fresh insight, especially about accounting wise. The book is somewhat reminiscent of the arguments of Steve Keen, the Australian economist who believed that there was massive debt overhang in the early s that would lead to a financial calamity. But China’s growth is actually heavily capital-intensive.
But it could be more compacted. Pettis thinks that China is massively over investing in infrastructure and that this investment has become unproductive.
Trivia About Avoiding the Fall As a result, although China continued to post spectacular GDP growth numbers, this growth came with a cost – unsustainable imbalances and even faster growth in debt. Steve Waas rated it liked it Nov 16, Faris rated it it was amazing Jun 04, If China’s comparative advantage were cheap labor, we would expect its growth to be heavily labor-intensive as businesses laded up on the most efficient input.
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In Restructuring the Chinese Economy, Michael Pettis outlines six paths that China can follow – the only logical paths that lead ultimately to rebalancing – and discusses the political and economic strengths and limitations of each. Dall was a very successful trader prior to this. To ask other readers questions about Avoiding the Fallplease sign up.
Value investors allocate capital to its most productive use. This is just arithmetic.
Kaustubh Sule rated it it was amazing Aug 14, Apr 21, Myoungseok Jeong rated it really liked it. Keen was right overall but wildly wrong on detail, he made a bet that Australian houses would plummet in value which they promptly did not. Refresh and try again.
In this sense, the burden of cost can be disproportionately spread across pettiis facets of the economy. This book is already a classic for me. This leads into another key point: Apr 29, Tirath rated it it was amazing. When Brazil crashed it was not at a world leading jichael of wealth per capita.
Some important routes include increasing interest rates to force up foreign exchange values of the currency, transferring wealth from the state to the private sector by absorbing private-sector debt, or privatizing assets to increase household sector wealth.