Supply-Side Structural Reform: Policy-makers Look For a Way Out (2016)

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Barry Naughton

PRC Policy-making with respect to economic reform has been extremely inconsistent since early 2015. Some of this inconsistency can be traced to different conceptions of reform, and some to different centers and channels of policy-making. The recent introduction of “Supply-side Structural Reform” is an important development best understood in the context of the problems that emerged over the past year.