Selling China: Foreign Direct Investment During the Reform Era

Selling China: Foreign Direct Investment During the Reform Era

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by William Kirby, Yasheng Huang
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521814286

ISBN-13: 9780521814287

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book about China's integration into the world economy proposes a radically different perspective. Most economists view China's large foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows as the result of China's economic success. This study views the same phenomenon as a function of the imperfections in the Chinese economic system. It uses economic theory to explain FDI to

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This book about China's integration into the world economy proposes a radically different perspective. Most economists view China's large foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows as the result of China's economic success. This study views the same phenomenon as a function of the imperfections in the Chinese economic system. It uses economic theory to explain FDI to a greater extent than previous studies on the same topic. It also presents comparative FDI data of additional countries, making it more comprehensive than previous studies which focused only on China.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521814287
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Modern China Series
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables and figures; List of abbreviations; Synopsis of the book; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. An analytical framework; 3. Problems in China's corporate sector; 4. Constraints on nonstate firms and foreign direct investment; 5. State-owned enterprises and insolvency-induced foreign direct investment; 6. Economic fragmentation and foreign direct investment; 7. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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