Exports, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Development in China

Exports, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Development in China

by X. Fu


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Exports, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Development in China by X. Fu

This volume, based on a series analysis using up-to-date econometric technique, systematically investigates the role that exports and foreign direct investment (FDI) have played in China's development process, and questions the received wisdom that exports and FDI are always an unalloyed blessing. It focuses on the transmission mechanisms through which exports and FDI influence growth and economic development and investigates the impact of exports and FDIs on employment, development financing and productivity growth, amongst other issues, in China.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403936448
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/20/2004
Edition description: 2004
Pages: 221
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Xiaolan Fu is Research Fellow at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge. She has published articles in the Journal of Comparative Economics and the Journal of Development Studies and has undertaken consultancy activities for the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Cambridge-MIT Institute, the People's Bank of China, the Department of Trade and Industry (UK) and the Regional Institute of Innovation i10 (UK).

Table of Contents

Introduction Exports and Economic Development: Early Debates and Recent Controversies Empirical Studies on Exports and Development Exports of China: An Overview Exports, FDI and Employment Growth Exports, Technical Progress and Productivity Growth in Chinese Manufacturing Industries Exports, FDI, Linkages and Regional Income Inequalities in China Trade-cum-FDI, Human Capital Inequality and the Dual Economy in China Exports and the Growth of Township and Village Enterprises in China Conclusions

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