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The Chinese High Speed Rail and the New Structure of Socio-economic Development


  • Illustrates the latest achievements of high-rise economic theory

  • Discusses systematically the theoretical system of economic and social effects of high-speed railway

  • Handles correctly the high-speed rail technology and the internal contradictions of economy and society practice

About this book

This book systematically expounds the significance of the high-speed railway in China's regional economic and social development. It also contains a large number of case discussions, so that readers can fully understand the development of China's high-speed railway and its role in promoting China's economy. The purpose of this book is to determine whether high-speed railway has important political and strategic significance for China's development, the inherent relationship and mechanism of the high-speed railway together with economic and social development, and how to achieve the high-speed rail and economic and social coordination, as well as sustainable development.


  • High-speed railway and economy
  • High - speed rail technology economy
  • Time and space competitiveness of HSR
  • High-speed railway economic belt
  • Optimization of Transportation Structure

Authors and Affiliations

  • School of Economics and Management, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China

    Xiaoyan Lin

About the author

Xiaoyan Lin is Professor of Applied Economics at Beijing Jiaotong University of China and Doctoral Tutor. She graduated from the Department of Industrial Economics, Renmin University of China, Bachelor of Science, Master's degree and Ph.D. in Economics and Business Economics from Beijing Jiaotong University. Professor Lin is Director of the current Beijing philosophy and social science research base and the traffic development research base. She is also Deputy Director of China Technical and Economic Research Center of Beijing Jiaotong University, President of China Technical and Economic Association, and Secretary General of Economic Committee of China Railway Institute. She was China 863 major special program "high-speed maglev traffic technology" expert group member.

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