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Southern Engines of Global Growth
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Southern Engines of Global Growth

Amelia U. Santos-Paulino and Guanghua Wan


China, India, Brazil, and South Africa are reshaping the world economy. These Southern Engines countries have experienced a dramatic transformation in their productive and trade capabilities, consequently turning into global super powers. The current age of globalization, in which the Southern Engines have a primary role, faces a mixed set of interconnections wherein countries and economic agents are linked closely together by trade in goods and services, flows of capital, and movements of talent and skills. Much has been written about the spectacular performance of the Asian Giants, China and ... More

Keywords: China, India, Brazil, South Africa, globalization, geopolitics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199580606
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580606.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Amelia U. Santos-Paulino, editor
Research Fellow, World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
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Guanghua Wan, editor
Senior Economist, Asian Development Bank
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