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Developmental States and Business Activism

East Asia’s Trade Dispute Settlement


Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Jessica Chia-yueh Liao
    Pages 1-16
  3. Jessica Chia-yueh Liao
    Pages 58-78
  4. Jessica Chia-yueh Liao
    Pages 106-119
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 120-172

About this book


As firms from East Asia gain global market share they are stirring trade disputes with import-competing firms in the West. Jessica Liao analyzes the role played by government-business collaboration in determining how effective East Asian governments are in helping their exporters gain an edge over western competitors through WTO litigation.


Trade disputes WTO government-business relations developmental states East Asia global companies multinational corporations Asia China Export government Import multinational corporation Nation

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Monash University MalaysiaMalaysia

About the authors

Jessica Liao is a Residential Fellow at Monash University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She received her PhD in Politics and International Relations from the University of Southern California, USA. Her research focuses on East Asian political economy, regionalism and globalization.

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