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China's Role in Global Economic Recovery

1st Edition

Edited by Xiaolan Fu


336 pages | 66 B/W Illus.

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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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Editor

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.

About the Series

Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

The primary aim of this series is to publish original, high quality, research-level work, by both new and established scholars in the West and East, on all aspects of the Chinese economy, including studies of business and economic history. Works of synthesis, reference books and edited collections will also be considered. Submissions from prospective authors are welcomed.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General