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A Soviet Shenzhen?: Copying China’s Special Economic Zones

Chris Miller

in The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630175
eISBN:
9781469630199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630175.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter addresses the Soviet Union’s approach to foreign investment. In the early 1980s, the USSR was skeptical of foreign capital. Poland’s debt crisis in the 1980s seemed to prove ... More


Reaping the Dividends of Globalization: A Winning Road Map

Justin Yifu Lin and Célestin Monga

in Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192338
eISBN:
9781400884681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192338.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter analyzes the conditions needed to design and implement successful special economic zones and industrial parks. It discusses long-term trends and fundamental issues in global trade since ... More


Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Rob Jenkins, Loraine Kennedy, and Partha Mukhopadhyay (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

India’s attempt to spur growth, boost exports, and create jobs by establishing Special Economic Zones (SEZs) is a paradox: the policy represents an intensification of the country’s increasingly ... More


Special Economic Zones in Africa: Political Economy Challenges and Solutions

Thomas Farole and Lotta Moberg

in The Practice of Industrial Policy: Government—Business Coordination in Africa and East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198796954
eISBN:
9780191838606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796954.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

African countries have sought to replicate the success of East Asia by implementing special economic zones (SEZs). Despite decades of international experience, there is still no blueprint for ... More


Economic Development Strategies in the Dominican Republic

Susan Pozo, José R. Sánchez-Fung, and Amelia U. Santos-Paulino

in Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the Dominican Republic's successful economic development experience in the second half of the twentieth century and the beginning of the new millennium. It highlights the ... More


The Political Economy of Redemption: Middle-Class Dreams in the Dalian Special Economic Zone

Yukiko Koga

in Inheritance of Loss: China, Japan, and the Political Economy of Redemption After Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411941
eISBN:
9780226412276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226412276.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

“The Political Economy of Redemption: Middle-Class Dreams in the Dalian Special Economic Zone” looks into political economy of redemption, mode of generational transmission where moral economy of ... More


The Political Economy of China’s Investment in Nigeria: Prometheus or Leviathan?

Omolade Adunbi and Howard Stein

in China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Nigeria’s transition to civil rule in 1999 and the eventual consolidation of a liberalized economy by successive administrations have resulted in the signing of several business deals with the ... More


Maharashtra: Institutional Politics and the Framing of Resistance

Rohit Mujumdar and Benita Menezes

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Engaging with theory from the fields of planning and social movement studies, this chapter examines the tension between SEZ advocates and opponents in the state of Maharashtra. The focus is on the ... More


India’s SEZ Policy: The Political Implications of ‘Permanent Reform’

Rob Jenkins

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter assesses the process of ‘permanent reform’ to which India’s Special Economic Zone policy was subjected during the first six years following its introduction in 2005-06. It analyses the ... More


Introduction

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Discusses how the non-western origin of Nawon, a multinational garment corporation located in Qingdao, China, contributed to creating a specific form of locally embedded globalization. The Nawon ... More


Connecting the DotsCase Studies

Lea Raible

in Human Rights Unbound: A Theory of Extraterritoriality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198863373
eISBN:
9780191895791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863373.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter illustrates the findings of this work with three case studies. It demonstrates how the understanding of extraterritoriality developed and defended here differs from and improves upon ... More


A Thermidorian Logic: The Nationalist Defeat as a Result of its Ideological Victory

Françoise Mengin

in Fragments of an Unfinished War: Taiwanese Entrepreneurs and the Partition of China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190264055
eISBN:
9780190492212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264055.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

After the Republic of China was de-recognized on the international arena in the 1970s, the Nationalist regime entered a Thermidorian phase, in which the counter-revolutionary plan of being the sole ... More


Uttar Pradesh: Contrasting Cases from the National Capital Region

Sudha Pai and Avinash Kumar

in Power, Policy, and Protest: The Politics of India's Special Economic Zones

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198097341
eISBN:
9780199082865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097341.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter compares two cases of SEZ implementation in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP). It analyses key differences in the politics of land acquisition in two districts within UP: Gautam Buddha ... More


Nationwide Regulatory Reform Starting from China’s Free Trade Zones: The Case of the Negative List of Non-conforming Measures

Jie (Jeanne) Huang

in China's International Investment Strategy: Bilateral, Regional, and Global Law and Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198827450
eISBN:
9780191866319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827450.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

Before conducting profound reforms of the trade and investment legal framework, China often implements the reform on a small scale, generally in specified geographic zones as testing grounds. After ... More


Global competitiveness and the rescaling of welfare: rescaling downwards while competing outwards?

Chris Holden and John Hudson

in Social Policy in an Era of Competition: From Global to Local Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447326274
eISBN:
9781447326328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326274.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter assesses how governance is being rescaled by globalisation, arguing that some nation-states have tried to circumvent globalisation pressures by injecting small slices of their territory ... More


Tax Incentives Around the World

Sebastian James

in Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172981
eISBN:
9780231541640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172981.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a global picture, looking in particular at fiscal incentives and how they are granted and administered in various high-, middle- and low- income jurisdictions around the world. ... More


International Outsourcing, Offshoring, and Industrialization Strategies

Rajat Acharyya and Saibal Kar

in International Trade and Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199672851
eISBN:
9780191783081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672851.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Organization and location of different stages of production are done either through vertical foreign direct investments, outsourcing, offshoring, or through international sub-contracting. These ... More


Opening to the World: A Driver of Domestic Reform

Wu Jinglian, Ma Guochuan, Xiaofeng Hua, and Nancy Hearst

in Whither China?: Restarting the Reform Agenda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190223151
eISBN:
9780190223182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190223151.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

China began its reform and opening after a long period of being closed to the outside world. On the eve of the reforms, China lagged behind the West in production technologies and management ... More


Development Strategies in India

Abdul Shaban

in Economic Geography: Volume 2: Urbanization, Industry, and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458424
eISBN:
9780199086764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458424.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

After the Independence, the first major task before the Government of India was to rebuild the shattered economy it inherited from the British colonial government. The Indian economy by 1947 had ... More


Opening to the Outside World

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A sweeping reorientation of foreign relations under Deng Xiaoping started in 1978. Aware of the economic privation inflicted on the Chinese people by three decades of hyperindustrialization, Deng ... More


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