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The Role of Geographical Proximity in FDI Productivity Spillovers in China

In: China’s Economy in the Post-WTO Environment

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  • Sizhong Sun
  • Ligang Song
  • Peter Drysdale

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The book explores the implications of both the extension of the market into key parts of the Chinese economy and the integration of China into the global economy. The main focus of the book is on the role and nature of China’s financial system and its ability to transform enterprise and household behaviour and the performance of investment finance, notably in the context of a two-way flow of foreign direct investment. All the extensive chapters highlight the issue of sustainability – some see the incompleteness of market reform as a problem; others are more willing to accept a pragmatic blending of the operation of the free market and government intervention.

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  • Sizhong Sun & Ligang Song & Peter Drysdale, 2011. "The Role of Geographical Proximity in FDI Productivity Spillovers in China," Chapters,in: China’s Economy in the Post-WTO Environment, chapter 7 Edward Elgar Publishing.
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