Wing Thye Woo

University of California, Davis - Department of Economics

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

One Shields Drive

Davis, CA 95616-8578

United States

http://www.econ.ucdavis.edu/faculty/woo/woo.html

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Why Is Green Finance Important?

ADBI Working Paper 917 (2019)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Mar 2019
Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, Asian Development Bank Institute and Tokai University
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green finance, renewable energy, CO2 emissions, Paris Agreement, sustainable development goals, SDGs

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Getting Malaysia Out of the Middle-Income Trap

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2010
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,576 (22,248)
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Malaysia, middle-income trap, New Economic Policy, institutionalized racism, investment collapse

Geography, Economic Policy and Regional Development in China

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1950
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Oct 2001
University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, China Data Center, University of Toledo and Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID)
Downloads 1,371 (26,945)
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China's Regional Growth Pattern, Economic Geography, Preferential Policies, China's Western Region Development Strategy

Geography, Economic Policy, and Regional Development in China

NBER Working Paper No. w8897
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2022
University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, China Data Center, University of Toledo and Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID)
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Geography, Economic Policy and Regional Development in China

Posted: 13 Mar 2002
University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, China Data Center, University of Toledo and Harvard University - Center for International Development (CID)

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China's Regional Growth Pattern, Economic Geography, Preferential Policies, China's Western Region Development Strategy

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Economic Reforms and Constitutional Transition

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jan 2001
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Wing Thye Woo and Xiaokai Yang
Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Geographic Factors and China's Regional Development Under Market Reforms, 1978-98

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Sep 2003
China Data Center, University of Toledo, Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
Downloads 612 (82,903)
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regional diversity, geography, China

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The Travails of Current Macroeconomic and Exchange Rate Management in China: The Complications of Switching to a New Growth Engine

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Sep 2003
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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China, deflation, financial sector, investment-motivated savings, privatisation, bank recapitalization, fiscal solvency, exchange rate

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Some Fundamental Inadequacies of the Washington Consensus: Misunderstanding the Poor by the Brightest

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Nov 2004
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Washington Consensus, geography, ecology, poverty trap, institutions

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Recent Claims of China's Economic Exceptionalism: Reflections Inspired by WTO Accession

UC Davis Working Paper No. 01-03
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 May 2001
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Economics of Transition, WTO, Economic Reform in China, Dual Price Pricing, State Enterprise Reform, Privatization, Fiscal System, Convergence School, Experimentalist School, Gorbachev, Russia

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Combating the Global Financial Crisis with Aggressive Expansionary Monetary Policy: Same Medicine, Different Outcomes in China, UK and USA

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2010
Wei Zhang and Wing Thye Woo
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Global financial crisis, quantitative easing, capital adequacy ratio, principle of future home ownership, balance-sheet repair, demand-replacement therapy

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Understanding the Sources of Friction in U.S.-China Trade Relations: The Exchange Rate Debate Diverts Attention Away from Optimum Adjustment

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Protectionism, technological innovation, economic globalization, US-China relations, worker anxiety, currency manipulation, occupational obsolescence, wage inequality

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The Politics and Economics of the US-China Trade War

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Dec 2019
Deborah L. Swenson and Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
Downloads 357 (157,399)
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China Meets the Middle-Income Trap: The Large Potholes in the Road to Catching-Up

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Nov 2012
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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middle-income trap, overly-large state sector, urbanization under principle of future home ownership, environmental stress, trade war

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The Size and Distribution of Hidden Household Income in China

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2010
Xiaolu Wang and Wing Thye Woo
National Economic Research Institute – China Reform Foundation and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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income distribution, unreported income, hidden income, grey income, simple-Engel, supplemented-Engel

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Zombie Firms and the Crowding-Out of Private Investment in China

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Jun 2016
Yuyan Tan, Yiping Huang and Wing Thye Woo
Peking University, National School of Development, Students, Peking University, National School of Development and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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government investment, zombie firm, crowding-out, China

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Updating China’s International Economic Policy after Thirty Years of Reform and Opening: What Position on Regional and Global Economic Architecture?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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US-China relations, protectionism, technological innovation, globalization, currency manipulation, Asian Economic Union, free trade area, monetary integration

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Understanding China's Economic Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w5935
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2022
Jeffrey D. Sachs and Wing Thye Woo
Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Understanding China's Economic Performance

Posted: 24 Oct 1999
Jeffrey D. Sachs and Wing Thye Woo
Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics

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The Changing Ingredients in Industrial Policy for Economic Growth: Moving Beyond Market Fundamentalism, Washington Consensus and Institutional Primary

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2023
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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industrial policy, economic growth, Washington consensus, development state, institution fundamentalism, poverty trap, foreign aid, East Asia, Latin America, Africa, Taiwan, South Korea

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A Realistic Vision of Asian Economic Integration

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Asian Currency Unit, Asian Economic Union, Economic Integration, NAFTA, EU, ASEAN, Common Regional Currency, Optimum Currency Area, Free Trade Area

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How Much Will China Save? Projecting China’s National Savings Through 2030

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 May 2010
Boston University - Department of Economics, University of Nebraska at Omaha - Department of Economics, Peking University, Peking University - School of Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Age- and Sex-relative Consumption and Labor-earnings Profiles, National Saving, Wealth Accumulation, China, Trade Imbalance

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Time for China to Move from Macro-Stability to Macro-Sustainability: Making Macro-Stimulus Work and Maintaining its Effects

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Oct 2010
Wing Thye Woo and Wei Zhang
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
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global financial crisis, urbanization, land privatization, capital adequacy ratio, protectionism, principle of future home ownership, balance-sheet repair, demand-replacement therapy

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The Challenges of Governance Structure, Trade Disputes and Natural Environment to China's Growth

CASE Network Studies and Analyses No. 349
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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harmonious society, governance issues, mass incidents, environmental, protection, water crisis, trade imbalances, protectionism

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The Necessary Demand-Side Supplement to China's Supply-Side Structural Reform: Termination of the Soft Budget Constraint

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Jun 2016
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Supply-Side Structural Reform, New Normal, Soft-Budget Constraint, Excess Capacity, Zombie Firms

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The Us-China Bilateral Trade Balance: its Size and Determinants

NBER Working Paper No. w6598
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2022
Robert C. Feenstra, Wen Hai, Wing Thye Woo and Shunli Yao
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, Peking University - School of Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and University of International Business and Economics
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A U.S. Perspective on China's External Economic Disputes in the Past 40 Years and in the Coming 40 Years

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2018
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Trade War, Currency Manipulation, Forced Technology Transfer, US-China Relation

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Technological Innovation Policy in China: The Lessons, and the Necessary Changes Ahead

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Jun 2016
Xiaolan Fu, Wing Thye Woo and Jun Hou
University of Oxford, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
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Technology Policy, Indigenous Innovation, External Knowledge, China

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US-China Relations: How to Stop the Economic Damage from De-Globalization

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2022
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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US-China relations, trade war, technological competition, national security, geo-strategic competition

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China's Economic Growth Engine: The Likely Types of Hardware Failure, Software Failure and Power Supply Failure

BOFIT Discussion Paper No. 8/2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 May 2011
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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China, growth, banks, environment

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Indonesia’s Economic Performance in Comparative Perspective, and a New Policy Framework for 2049

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
Chang Hong and Wing Thye Woo
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Indonesia, Washington Consensus, knowledge-led growth, Dutch disease, basic needs

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The Parallel Partial Progression (PPP) Approach to Institutional Transformation in Transition Economies: Optimize Economic Coherence, Not Policy Sequence

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Jan 2010
Gang Fan and Wing Thye Woo
National Economic Research Institute, China Reform Foundation and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics
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Geographic Factors and China's Regional Development Under Market Reforms, 1978-1998

Posted: 10 Sep 2003
China Data Center, University of Toledo, Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute and University of California, Davis - Department of Economics

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regional diversity, geography, China

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Chinese Economic Growth: Sources and Prospects

Working Paper #96-08
Posted: 09 Aug 1999
Wing Thye Woo
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics

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The U.S.-China Bilateral Trade Balance: It's Size and Determinants

UC Davis Working Paper #98-09
Posted: 15 Jun 1998
Robert C. Feenstra, Wen Hai, Wing Thye Woo and Shunli Yao
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, Peking University - School of Economics, University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and University of International Business and Economics

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