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Achievement Evaluation of IFI Assistance Loans to China (1981-2002)

Hu, Angang, Hu, Guangyu

Jointly published with Tsinghua University Press

2007, XII, 162 p.

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  • The first Chinese study evaluating IFI loans to China
  • Written by a famous economist with great influence on national policy in China
  • A study of China's experiences that can serve as a model or reference for other developing countries of the world, and can greatly influence the development and operation of many international financial institutions

IFI loans to China were a very important beginning to China’s opening to the outside world. This book is the first comprehensive study done in China to evaluate the overall performance and lessons of assistance from international financial institutions to China over the past 20 years.

It analyzes the efficiency of international assistance in contributing to the Chinese economy, and investigates the actual implementation of the projects and their economic, financial, social, ecological, and educational impacts. It draws on successful cooperations between the Chinese government and IFIs, analyzes major problems and lessons in project management, and provides recommendations on how to further develop international cooperations that are mutually beneficial.

Angang Hu is the director of Center for China Studies and a professor at the School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University. His research work is noticed by Chinese leadership, and often influences government policies.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » China - Developing Countries - TUP - World Bank - development

Related subjects » Development Economics - International Economics / European Integration - Public Finance

Table of contents 

Background and Summary.- Objective Evaluation.- Process Evaluation.- Evaluation of Results and Impact.- Sectoral and Regional Analysis.- The Roles and Contributions of IFI Loans to China.- Experiences of IFI Operations.- Issues and Policy Recommendations.- Apendix.

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Distribution rights for China: Tsinghua University Press

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