The economic history of China, with special reference to agriculture by Mabel Ping-hua Lee

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History. The development of farming over the course of China's history has played a key role in supporting the growth of what is now the largest population in the world.

Analysis of stone tools by Professor Liu Li and others has shown that hunter-gather–19, years ago ground wild plants with the same tools that would later be used for millet and rice. Summarizing the evidence, capital accumulation accounted for percentage points of the % growth in output per worker from with TFP accounting for percentage points.

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In the 19th century economics was the hobby of gentlemen of leisure and the vocation of a few academics; economists wrote about economic policy but were rarely consulted by legislators before decisions were made.

Today there is hardly a government, international agency, or. Mabel Ping-hua Lee's doctoral dissertation "The Economic History of China: With Special Reference to Agriculture," was the first modern survey of Chinese agricultural economic history.

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Willmott (ed.) Economic Organization in Chinese Cited by:. Industry and agriculture are the largest sectors, producing more than 60 percent of China's GDP, and employing over 70 percent of the workforce. China exports $ billion U.S. in consumer electronics, office machinery, and apparel, as well as some agricultural produce each : Kallie Szczepanski.About The Economic History Association owns and operates the website and mailing lists to provide resources and promote communication among scholars in economic history and related fields.

The Economic History Society (U.K.), the Business History Conference, the Cliometric Society, and the Economic and Business History Society also support the site.The primary aim of this series is to publish original, high quality, research-level work, by both new and established scholars in the West and East, on all aspects of the Chinese economy, including studies of business and economic history.

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