Professor Chris Bramall

Associate Researcher
Tel.:
+44 (0)207 898 4616
Email:
c.m.bramall@wreac.org
Areas of Expertise
  • Famine
  • Rural Industrialization
  • Growth
  • Inequality and poverty
  • Chinese colonialism
  • The Maoist development strategy

BA, PhD (Economics), Cambridge.

Visit my staff profile at SOAS for the most detailed and up-to-date version of my profile.

 

Books 

  • (2008) Chinese Economic Development (Routledge)
  • (2007) The Industrialization of Rural China (Oxford University Press)
  • (2000) Sources of Chinese Economic Growth, 1978-1996 (Oxford University Press)
  • (1995) Mao shidai jingji zaipingjia (Oxford University Press, Hong Kong)
  • (1993) In Praise of Maoist Economic Planning, (Oxford University Press)

Selected Articles and Chapters

  • (2009) 'Out of the Darkness: Chinese Transition Paths', Modern China
  • (2008) 'Rural Industrialization in China in Retrospect', Economic and Political Weekly, Dec 27 2008, pp. 43-50.
  • (2008) 'Reversing the Verdict on Maoism?', Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics, 24:4, 657 - 667
  • (2006) 'The Last of the Romantics? Maoist Economic Development in Retrospect', China Quarterly 187, pp. 686-692.
  • (2004) 'Chinese Land Reform in Long Run Perspective and in the Wider Asian Context', Journal of Agrarian Change, 4 (1 & 2), January and April, pp. 107-141.
  • (2003) 'Path Dependency and Growth in Rural China since 1978', Asian Business and Management, 2 (3), December, pps. 301-322.
  • (2001) 'The Quality of China's Household Income Surveys', China Quarterly, no. 167, September, pps. 689-705.
  • (2000) 'Inequality, Land Reform and Agricultural Growth in China, 1952-1955: A Preliminary Treatment', Journal of Peasant Studies, 27 (3), April, pps. 30-54.
  • (2000) 'The Fate of the Chinese Peasantry'. In D. Bryceson, C. Kay, and J. Mooij (eds.): Disappearing Peasantries?, London: Intermediate Technology Publications (jointly with Marion E. Jones).
  • (1999) 'Embryonic Capitalism in East Asia' in Xu Dixin & Wu Chengming (eds.): Chinese Capitalism, 1522-1840, London: Macmillan (jointly with P. Nolan).
  • (1997) 'Living Standards in Prewar Japan and Maoist China', Cambridge Journal of Economics, 21 (4), September, pps. 551-570 (also published in Spanish in Cuadernos de Economia, Colombia, 1998).
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