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Changing lanes in China : foreign direct investment, local government, and auto sector development

Author: Eric Thun
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explains at the regional level how China has used foreign direct investment to promote local development.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Thun
ISBN: 0521843820 9780521843829
OCLC Number: 67989086
Description: xvii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Local governments, FDI, and industrial development --
The view from the center --
Development in a protected market --
Coordinating development in the auto sector --
Shanghai: a local developmental state --
Beijing and Guangzhou: laissez-faire local states --
Changchun and Wuhan: firm-dominated localities --
Deepening global integration --
Global integration and the challenge of upgrading --
Growth, change, and the challenge of governance --
Conclusion --
Local institutions in a global economy.
Responsibility: Eric Thun.
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'The book blends real scholarship with practical insights, and is highly readable. It should benefit anyone interested in China - government officials, politicians, businessmen and academics.' Read more...

 
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