Zhang Weiying is a prominent Chinese economist well-known for his advocacy of free markets and entrepreneurship. He is a vocal critic of big government and its interference in market activities; also a champion of judicial reform and argues in favor of the constitutional protection of private property. Zhang is a professor at National School of Development at Peking University.
- Zhang, Weiying, Li, Shaomin., Li, Shuhe.. “Cross-regional competition and privatisation in China.” MOCT-MOST: Economic Policy in Transitional Economies. 1 (1999): 75-88.
- Zhang, Weiying, Li, Shaomin., Li, Shuhe. “The road to capitalism: competition and institutional change in China.” Journal of Comparative Economics. 2 (Jun 2000): 269-292.
- Zhang, Weiying, and Liu, Guy. “Can China’s economic growth be sustainable in the foreseeable future?” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies.3 (Nov 2007): 219-225.
- Zhang, Weiying. “A principal-agent theory of the public economy and its applications to China.” Economics of Planning.2-3 (1998) 231-251.
- Zhang, Weiying. “Decision rights, residual claim and performance: a theory of how the Chinese state enterprise reform works.” China Economic Review.1 (1997): 67-82.
- Zhang, Weiying. “Has economic freedom already given way to democracy?” Chinese Economy. 4 (Jul-Aug 1999): 70-78.
- Zhang, Weiying. “Explanations by university presidential assistant Zhang Weiying regarding the second draft for soliciting opinions of the ‘Plan for reforming Beijing University’s engagements and promotions system’ (draft for soliciting opinions).” Trans. Wang, Ted. Chinese Education and Society.2 (Mar-Apr 2005): 7-61.
Collections and Book Chapters
- Zhang, Weiying and Ke, Rongzhu. “Contact disputes and court verdicts involving Chinese private enterprises.” China’s third economic transformation: the rise of the private economy. Eds. Garnaut, Ross; Song, Ligang. London; New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2004. 178-191.
- Zhang, Weiying. “Is state ownership consistent with a market economy? The Chinese experience.” Market and socialism: in the light of the experiences of China and Vietnam. Eds. Kornai, János; Qian, Yingyi. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 66-87.
- Zhang, Weiying. “The reform of state-owned enterprises: whither to go.” The reformability of China’s state sector. Eds. Wen, G.J., Xu, D. Singapore; River Edge, N.J.: World Scientific, 1997. 67-78.
- Zhang, Weiying. “Price reform.” Thirty years of China’s reform. Ed. Wang, Mengkui. London; New York: Routledge, 2012. 328-356.
- Zhang, Weiying. “China’s gradual reform: a historical perspective.” . China’s economic growth and transition: macroeconomic, environmental and social / regional dimensions. Eds. Tisdell, Clement A., Chai, Joseph C.H. Commack, N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers, 1997. 19-55.
Translations on Web Sources
- Zhang, Weiying. “Absolute Advocate” Interview by NewsChina Magazine. October, 2014.