The Political Economy of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

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9789811968693
Palgrave
NA
2023
300 Pages
Paperback
23110

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This book explores the political economy of China-Pakistan economic corridor, a major pilot project for China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiatives. Pakistan will provide China with not only a pathway access to the Indian Ocean, Middle East and Africa, but also vital connections to the Trans-Asia railway network that links Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Asia. This book analyzes how domestic factors in Pakistan will affect China’s $46 billion investments. It will be of interest to scholars, policymakers, and journalists.

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About the Author

Bai Gao is Professor of Sociology at Duke University. His research areas include economic sociology, comparative-historical sociology, international political economy, and comparative political economy. Gao is the author of Economic Ideology and Japanese Industrial Policy: Developmentalism from 1931 to 1965, Japan’s Economic Dilemma: The Institutional Origins of Prosperity and Stagnation, and Western Social Sciences and Japanese Studies. He is also an editor for High-Speed Rail: An Analysis of the Chinese Innovation System, and China-Europe Freight Trains: State Building and Market Building. Zhihong Zhen is Professor of School of Sociology and Political Science in Shanghai University, Director of the Center for International Political Economy of Shanghai University, Director of the Institute of Gerontology of Shanghai University, and Secretary-General of Economics Sociology Committee of Chinese Sociology Association. His main research area include economic sociology, population aging, and international political economy.

The Political Economy of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Description

This book explores the political economy of China-Pakistan economic corridor, a major pilot project for China's "One Belt, One Road" initiatives. Pakistan will provide China with not only a pathway access to the Indian Ocean, Middle East and Africa, but also vital connections to the Trans-Asia railway network that links Southeast Asia, South Asia and West Asia. This book analyzes how domestic factors in Pakistan will affect China's $46 billion investments. It will be of interest to scholars, policymakers, and journalists.

Praise and Reviews

Not available

About the Author

Bai Gao is Professor of Sociology at Duke University. His research areas include economic sociology, comparative-historical sociology, international political economy, and comparative political economy. Gao is the author of Economic Ideology and Japanese Industrial Policy: Developmentalism from 1931 to 1965, Japan’s Economic Dilemma: The Institutional Origins of Prosperity and Stagnation, and Western Social Sciences and Japanese Studies. He is also an editor for High-Speed Rail: An Analysis of the Chinese Innovation System, and China-Europe Freight Trains: State Building and Market Building. Zhihong Zhen is Professor of School of Sociology and Political Science in Shanghai University, Director of the Center for International Political Economy of Shanghai University, Director of the Institute of Gerontology of Shanghai University, and Secretary-General of Economics Sociology Committee of Chinese Sociology Association. His main research area include economic sociology, population aging, and international political economy.
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