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UNU-WIDER Southern Engines of Global Growth

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A family in Tarialan, Uvs Province, Mongolia, uses a solar panel to generate power for their 'ger', a traditional Mongolian tent. Tarialan, Mongolia. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

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Southern Engines of Global Growth

Project name/title
Southern Engines of Global Growth
Year:
2006
Theme:
Globalization and Trade
Abstract:
The project centers on the inter-linkages between the major developing countries of Brazil, India, China and South Africa and the global economy, with a special emphasis on the implications of China’s growth on smaller economies and the rest of the world. The research areas include changing patterns in trade, FDI, and commodity prices. Both positive and negative impacts are to be identified and implications for foreign policies of various nations and international governance are to be explored.
Keywords:
Growth, trade, FDI, globalization, regional economy, governance, India, Brazil, China, South Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, South and East Asia, Africa
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