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The Power of the Chinese Dragon

Implications for African Development and Economic Growth

  • Spencer Henson
  • O. Fiona Yap

Part of the Palgrave Readers in Economics book series (PRE)

About this book


This important reader brings together published articles from Palgrave's journal The European Journal of Development Research on the development between China and Africa as well as emerging national economies in the BRICs group. Topics include trade relations, investment in sub-Saharan Africa, global politics of development and more.


China Africa Development economics Asian Economics International relations political economy Asia BRIC development development economics economic growth Export growth Import international relations Sub-Saharan Africa

Editors and affiliations

  • Spencer Henson
    • 1
  • O. Fiona Yap
    • 2
  1. 1.University of GuelphCanada
  2. 2.The Australian National UniversityAustralia

About the editors

Spencer Henson is a Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Guelph, Canada and Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in the UK. He is Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Development Research (EJDR). Spencer Henson's major research interests focus on the global agricultural and food sectors in the context of international development.

O. Fiona Yap is Associate Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy, at the Australian National University, Australia and co-editor of the European Journal of Development Research. Her main research interests are in political economy and public policy of East and Southeast Asia, and she is currently working on experimental analyses of citizens' collective action against government corruption.

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