The Economy of People's Republic of China from 1953
NBER Working Paper No. 21397
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We are indebted to Carsten Holz for providing us with several data series in this paper and for his many insightful discussions on Chinese statistics. We also thank Andrew Atkeson, Loren Brandt, Francisco Buera, Ariel Burstein, Brent Neiman, Lee Ohanian, Nancy Qian, Stephen Roach, Michael Song, Kjetil Storesletten, Xiaodong Zhu, and Fabrizio Zilibotti for their comments; Yukun Liu, Stefano Malfitano and Kai Yan for research assistance; and audiences at Chicago Fed, Chicago Booth, Toronto, Harvard, Tsinghua Center for Growth and Institutions, Tsinghua Macro Conference, NBER Summer Institute (Development Economics and Economic Fluctuations and Growth), Bank of Canada-University of Toronto Conference on the Chinese Economy, Joint French Macro Workshop, Facsem at Sciences Po, EEA Annual Meeting in Toulouse. Financial assistance from Banque de France is gratefully acknowledged. Any opinions, findings or recommendations expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of their colleagues, affiliated organizations, Banque de France, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the Federal Reserve System, or the National Bureau of Economic Research.