The Coming Chinese Slowdown: Resolving the Paradox of Freedom and Growth


Publication Date: February 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Tim Kane

Research Area: Economics

Keywords: Trade and foreign aid; index

Type: Brief

Coverage: China


The 9 percentage point plummet of Chinese equities in one day, the worst performance in a decade, sends a warning that that China is strong but not stable. To blame is China's poor showing in economic freedom.