Paths toward the Modern Fiscal State by Wenkai He
England, Japan, and China

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Wenkai He shows why England and Japan, facing crises in public finance, developed the tools and institutions of a modern fiscal state, while China, facing similar circumstances, did not. He’s explanation for China’s failure at a critical moment illuminates one of the most important but least understood transformations of the modern world.

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Wenkai He is Assistant Professor in the Division of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Published March 1, 2013 by Harvard University Press. 328 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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