1st Edition

China's Role in Global Economic Recovery

Edited By Xiaolan Fu Copyright 2012
    362 Pages 66 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    336 Pages 66 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    This book presents a wide-ranging assessment of the current state of China’s economy in relation to the global international economy. It discusses the role China has played in responding to the economic crisis; assesses the continuing strong prospects for further economic growth in China; and examines China’s deepening integration into the world economy. Specific topics covered include China’s foreign reserves and global economic recovery; the international expansion of Chinese multinationals and China’s private businesses; and the role of technological innovation in China’s economic growth. Overall, the book provides a wealth of detail and up-to-date insights concerning China’s development path, growth potential, sustainability and impact.

    Preface  Foreword - Wing Thye Woo  Part I: China's Adjustment in the Crisis  1. China’s battle against the global economic crisis – Qixiang Sun and Xiaolan Fu  2. Uncanny Partnership in Global Imbalances: China’s Continual Accumulation of US Treasuries - Zhichao Zhang, Frankie Chow and Nan Shi  3. Institutional Reactions to the Impact of Global Crisis at Source and Destination Cities of Migration in China - Maria Csanadi  4. Guanxi as Competitive Advantage during Economic Crises: Evidence from China During the Recent Global Financial Crisis - Susanne Ruehle   5. China and the World: Assessment and Prospect of the 'Post-Crisis' Era - Angang Hu  Part II: China and the World Economy  6. The Rise of China: Implications for Global Stability and Sustainability - Carl Dahlman  7. Global Manufactures Prices: how do China’s exports compare? - Xiaolan Fu, Raphie Kaplinsky and Dina Kale  8. An exploration of how Chinese Companies Use Tax Havens and Offshore Financial Centres: ‘Round-Tripping’ or ‘Capital-Augmenting’ OFDI? - Dylan Sutherland, Ben Matthews and Ahmad El-Gohari  9. National and international expansion of Chinese SMEs: a different story? - Guillermo Cardoza and Gaston Fornes  10. Dissecting Chinese ODI: Dragon Multinationals in Italy - Valeria Gattai  Part III: China's growth potential  11. China's Growth Potential - Jinghai Zheng, Angang Hu and Arne Bigsten  12. The sustainability of China’s export growth: the role of the private sector and foreign trade system reforms - Xiaolan Fu and Didi Xu  13. Technological Innovation, Productivity and Competitiveness -Evidence from China’s IT Manufacturing - Jinghua Xu  14. Creativity, management and success of research projects: a cross country comparison - Jizhen Li and Xin Pu  15. Bank Efficiency and Productivity Growth in Hong Kong and Macau - Xiaoqing Fu, Lek Lam Vong


    Xiaolan Fu is Director of Programme for Technology and Management for Development and Fellow of Green-Templeton College, University of Oxford, UK. Her recent books include The Rise of Technological Power in the South and Exports, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Development in China