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Introduction: the impact of Asian Drivers on the developing world

Kaplinsky, Raphael and Messner, Dirk (2008). Introduction: the impact of Asian Drivers on the developing world. World Development, 36(2) pp. 197–209.

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The growth and export trajectories of China and India are not unique. Their significance arises from their size and the distinctive nature of their economic and political actors. For this reason they are having an increasing impact on other economies including in the developing world. This paper provides a framework for assessing these impacts, distinguishing different vectors of interaction, complementary and competitive impacts and direct and indirect impacts. This sets the scene for the articles included in this Special Issue.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2007 Elsevier Ltd.
ISSN: 0305-750X
Keywords: China; India; Asian Drivers; terms of trade; global governance
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 10402
Depositing User: Gemma Walker
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2016 17:37
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