17 Jun 2011
NMIZs in India: Haunted by SEZs?
Author: Amitendu Palit
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
India’s draft national manufacturing policy proposes National Manufacturing and Investment Zones (NMIZs) as instruments for revitalizing manufacturing.
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15 Jun 2011
Hearing on China’s Five Year Plan, Indigenous Innovation and Technology Transfers, and Outsourcing
Author: Adam Segal
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
This testimony addresses Chinese technology policy and the role American innovation has in the relationship between the two.
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5 Jun 2011
China’s Policy Towards Central and Eastern Europe
Author: Justyna Szczudlik-Tatar
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
China's interest in Central and Eastern European countries has grown considerably in recent years.
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Globalization, Wages, and Working Conditions
Author: Cael Warren, Raymond Robertson
Center for Global Development (CGD)
Using a comprehensive data set of working conditions and wage compliance in Cambodia's exporting garment factories, the authors explore the impact of foreign ownership on these issues, as well as whether the wage-working conditions relationship diffe...
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Child Labour in Global Production Networks
Author: Nicola Phillips, Resmi Bhaskaran, Dev Nathan, C Upendranadh
Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC)
On the basis of an original study of the Delhi garments sector, this paper explores the evolving relationship between the nature and functioning of global production networks, the incidence of highly exploitative social and labor relations (including...
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25 Mar 2011
Japan's 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami
Author: Dick K Nanto, William H Cooper, J Michael Donnelly
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
The March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japan followed by a nuclear crisis and shortage of electricity is having a large negative economic impact on the country but a lesser effect on world markets.
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