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The Global Impact of Chinese Growth

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  • Ippei Fujiwara

    (Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan (E-mail: ippei.fujiwara@boj.or.jp))

  • Keisuke Otsu

    (Assistant Professor, Sophia University, Faculty of Liberal Arts and formerly, Economist, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies (E-mail: k-otsu@sophia.ac.jp))

  • Masashi Saito

    (Economist, Research and Statistics Department, Bank of Japan (E-mail: masashi.saitou@boj.or.jp))

Abstract

Three decades have passed since China dramatically opened up to the global market and began to catch up rapidly with leading economies. In this paper we discuss the effects of China fs opening-up and rapid growth on the welfare of both China and the rest of the world (ROW). We find that the opening-up per se is welfare improving for China but has had little impact on the ROW given a balanced trade constraint. The opening-up of China is beneficial to the ROW if it leads to significant productivity growth in China. Also, China fs balanced trade policy after the opening-up has helped the ROW rather than China.

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  • Ippei Fujiwara & Keisuke Otsu & Masashi Saito, 2008. "The Global Impact of Chinese Growth," IMES Discussion Paper Series 08-E-22, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan.
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    Keywords

    Productivity; Terms of Trade; Growth; Open Economy;

    JEL classification:

    • E13 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Neoclassical
    • F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence

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