【title】 Poverty Reduction in China s Special Economic Zones:Mechanisms and Effects
【author】 YUAN Yi-ming; ZHANG Guang-lu（Shenzhen University Center of China Special Economic Zone Studies; Shenzhen; Guangdong 518060）;
【Author Affiliations】 China Center for Special Economic Zone Research
【source】Journal of Shenzhen University(Humanities & Social Sciences), 2012(02)
【key words】Special Economic Zone（SEZ）; Foreign Direct Investment（FDI）; poverty-reduction;
【abstract】China charters its own path in fighting poverty and has made enormous and noteworthy progress.Reducing poverty through economic development has been the only viable choice for China to contain poverty.Special Economic Zones(SEZs) play a significant role in trimming the number of China s poor.Foreign Direct Investment(FDI) has been a primary mechanism through which the SEZs curbed poverty as it encouraged mass employment of low-skill labor.However,FDI s poverty-reduction effect is limited to specific histori...