from Below: Markets and Institutional
Change in China
Victor Nee and Sonja Opper
Harvard University Press, available May 14, 2012
For detailed project information check: www.capitalism-from-below.com
Since the 1980s, the rapid growth of a private enterprise
economy in China has enabled more than 630 million Chinese to escape poverty. Nee and
Opper describe how capitalism bubbled up from below to emerge as a dynamic engine of
economic growth, wealth creation, and manufacturing jobs.
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Sonja Opper is PI on a new grant (with Victor Nee Co-PI & Håkan Holm Co-PI) from
the Handelsbanken Foundation, Sweden entitled "Firms and Politicized Capitalism: A
Longitudinal Study of China's Private Enterprise Economy"