- 31.1: How did the Great Leap Forward andthe Great Proletarian Cultural Re...
- 31.2: What were the major economic,social, and political developments inC...
- 31.3: Locate Taiwan, South Korea, NorthKorea.
- 31.4: Explain the original plan developed bythe United States and the Sov...
- 31.5: List the actions the Chinese governmenttook to promote technologica...
- 31.6: Compare and Contrast Identify thechanges the Communist takeoverbrou...
- 31.7: Contrasting Information Use a tablelike the one below to contrast t...
- 31.8: Compare the photographs on pages940 and 941. Imagine you are in eac...
- 31.9: Descriptive Writing Pretend thatyou are a visitor to China during t...
- 31.10: History What were the consequences of Great Britainswithdrawal from...
- 31.11: History What nation fought for control of Vietnam beforethe United ...
- 31.12: Government What policy did the Khmer Rouge followtoward the people ...
- 31.13: Economics What help did China require to improve itseconomy after t...
- 31.14: History What happened to Hong Kong in 1997?
- 31.15: History What events took place in Tiananmen Squarein 1989?
- 31.16: Government Who was Indira Gandhi?
- 31.17: Making Predictions Analyze what conditions in India contributedto t...
- 31.18: Drawing Conclusions Evaluate the impact Japans recoveryhas had on g...
- 31.19: Expository Writing Compare North and South Korea. Inwhat ways are t...
- 31.20: Read the following excerpt from the book Japanese Women,published i...
- 31.21: Do you think it was difficult for Japanese women to breakfrom their...
- 31.22: Developing Multimedia Presentations Locate sourcesabout present-day...
- 31.23: What is the conflict regarding Taiwans independence?Research the re...
- 31.24: Approximately how much of Vietnam was controlled by theCommunists b...
- 31.25: Which countries separate North and South Vietnam fromThailand?
- 31.26: What river runs from China to the Gulf of Tonkin?
Solutions for Chapter 31: Communist China
Full solutions for World History | 2nd Edition
Arrow’s impossibility theorem
a mathematical result showing that, under certain assumed conditions, there is no scheme for aggregating individual preferences into a valid set of social preferences
the limit on the consumption bundles that a consumer can afford
goods that are excludable but not rival in consumption
the amount a buyer is willing to pay for a good minus the amount the buyer actually pays for it
a severe recession
the reduction of risk achieved by replacing a single risk with a large number of smaller, unrelated risks
the uncompensated impact of one person’s actions on the well-being of a bystander
Federal Reserve (Fed)
the central bank of the United States
a banking system in which banks hold only a fraction of deposits as reserves
an increase in the overall level of prices in the economy
the claim that the government should aim to maximize the well-being of the worst-off person in society
medium of exchange
an item that buyers give to sellers when they want to purchase goods and services
the tendency of a person who is imperfectly monitored to engage in dishonest or otherwise undesirable behavior
a tax for which highincome taxpayers pay a larger fraction of their income than do low-income taxpayers
a tax for which highincome and low-income taxpayers pay the same fraction of income
a tax for which highincome taxpayers pay a smaller fraction of their income than do low-income taxpayers
an action taken by an informed party to reveal private information to an uninformed party
tax on goods produced abroad and sold domestically
total revenue (for a firm)
the amount a firm receives for the sale of its output
the idea that taxpayers with a greater ability to pay taxes should pay larger amounts