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The Rise Of The Regulatory State In The Chinese Health-Care System

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  • About the Author
  • By reviewing regulatory initiatives in health financing, service provision, pharmaceutical sector and public health, this book attempts to connect recent research with policy developments in the Chinese health-care system. While there are a small number of studies on the regulations in the Chinese health-care system, this book contributes to the literature in three ways. First, a review of the recent developments in the Chinese health-care system illustrates that the capacity and incentives of the regulatory agencies matter in the implementation and enforcement of the regulations. Second, this book also shows that some institutional arrangements in the Chinese context are particularly important for configuring the capacity and incentives of the regulatory system. Third, this book lays out the mechanisms for the regulatory reform of the Chinese health-care system.

  • Dr QIAN Jiwei is research fellow at the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore. He obtained his BSc in computer science from Fudan University, China and PhD degree in Economics from the National University of Singapore. His research on Chinese health and social policy has been published in journals such as The China QuarterlyHealth EconomicsPolicy and LawJournal of Mental Health Policy and EconomicsPublic Administration and DevelopmentPublic Organization Review and Singapore Economic Review. His recent book is Health Policy Reform in China: A Comparative Perspective, co-authored with Professor Åke Blomqvist (World Scientific, 2014). His current research interests include health economics, political economy and development economics.

ISBN: 9789813207202
Cover Type: Hardcover
Page Count: 172
Year Published: 2017