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Emerging Giants: China and India in the World Economy

Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta, and Rajiv Kumar


China and India are two of the fastest growing countries in the world. The rapid growth of their economies has far-reaching implications for global living standards, poverty reduction, and competitiveness and distribution of income in the rest of the world. Reflecting these facts, there has been a surge of interest in the nature and implications of China and India's economic growth. This volume brings together the best such research on related issues and places them in a comparative perspective. The issues range from the roles of China and India in the world economy, contrasts in their develop ... More

Keywords: China, India, growth, financial sector, infrastructure, exchange rate, labor laws

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199575077
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575077.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barry Eichengreen, editor
Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
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Poonam Gupta, editor
Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics

Rajiv Kumar, editor
Director and Chief Executive of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

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Part I China and India in the Global Economy

2 Trading with Asia's Giants

Barry Bosworth, Susan M. Collins, and Aaron Flaaen *

Part II Contrasts in Development Experience

4 The Cost Competitiveness of Manufacturing in China and India

Bart van Ark, Abdul Azeez Erumban, Vivian Chen, and Utsav Kumar *

5 Law, Institutions, and Finance in China and India

Franklin Allen, Rajesh Chakrabarti, Sankar De, Jun ‘QJ’ Qian, and Meijun Qian*

Part III Challenges to Sustaining Growth

9 Pollution across Chinese Provinces

Catherine Yap Co, Fanying Kong, and Shuanglin Lin*

10 What Constrains Indian Manufacturing?

Poonam Gupta, Rana Hasan, and Utsav Kumar*

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