Entrepreneurship in Chinese Cities in the Post-reform Era

  • Liou XieEmail author
Part of the The Urban Book Series book series (UBS)


This chapter reviews and summarizes the driving forces of urban entrepreneurship in China in the post-reform era. The objective is to answer questions pertaining to the current status and future trends of entrepreneurship, including What are the milestones in institutional restructuring and their significance? What are the political, economic, and social forces that have either positive or negative effects on urban entrepreneurship? And, how are these forces reflected in the current status of entrepreneurship? The chapter, however, raises concerns about tariff fights between two major exporting economies (US and China). It also suggests in-depth investigation of impacts of mutual tariff barriers on export-oriented entrepreneurs.


Urban entrepreneurship China Post-reform era 


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  1. 1.State University of New YorkPlattsburgUSA

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