Assessing China’s Impact on Poverty in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Assessing China’s Impact on Poverty in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Hossein Jalilian

Format: Print Book

ISBN: 9789814414197

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Since the dawn of the industrial revolution, and the ushering in of an era of global economic relations, the United States and Europe have been the core poles of economic power. However, China along with India are increasingly challenging the traditional economic hegemony. An issue of great importance is how this shift in the global economic balance of power will affect developing economies and the transition economies of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), which are located in China's backyard and deeply integrated into its economy through regional supply chains. This volume examines the relationship between transition economies and the rise of China through presenting empirical case studies from the GMS. In doing so, it offers insights into the effect of China on developing countries in general, and offers practical policy directions for the place-specific economies of the GMS.

(Length x Height x Width) in mm :152 x 229
Weight in grams: 730
Author Biography:Hossein Jalilian is a reader in Economic Development at the University of Bradford. Over the period from April 2007–Sept 2010, on leave of absence from the University of Bradford, he was research director at Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI), Cambodia.
Binding: Hardcover
Keywords: Economic Conditions
Page count: 440
Imprint: ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Publication Date: 20130919

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