• 1. Introduction
  • 2. China's economic history
  • 2.1 1949-1978
  • 2.2 1979-present
  • 3. Review of politico-economic arguments
  • 3.1 Viewpoints in relation to China
  • 3.2 Viewpoints in relation to the U.S.
  • 4. Survival analysis
  • 5. Data description
  • 6. Empirical results and policy implications
  • 6.1 Comparison among models 1, 2 and 5
  • 6.2 Comparison among models 3, 4 and 6
  • 6.3 Policy implications
  • 7. Conclusion