Chinese Economy

Learn about the Chinese economy, its success, and growth in these books at the Library.

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Superfusion: How China and America Became One Economy and Why the World's Prosperity Depends On It
By Zachary Karabell
The emergence of China as an economic superpower is now widely recognized, but as Zachary Karabell reveals, that is only one aspect of the story. Over the past decade, the Chinese and U.S. economies have fused to become one integrated system. How China and the United States manage their relationship will determine whether the coming decades witness increased global prosperity or greater instability.

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The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What It Means for All of Us
By Robyn Meredith
The Elephant and the Dragon takes a compelling look at the major changes in store as America faces increasing competition from two emerging Asian giants, India and China. In it, Robyn Meredith tells how these two Asian nations, each with more than a billion people, have spurred a new "gold rush," and what this will mean for the rest of the world.

One Billion Customers: Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing Business in China
By James McGregor
McGregor, a successful journalist/businessman who does business in China, provides a blueprint for succeeding in the world’s fastest-growing consumer market.

China Shakes the World: A Titan's Breakneck Rise and Troubled Future and the Challenge for America
By James Kynge
Drawing on his years in the country and his fluency in Mandarin, Kynge goes beyond the familiar statistics to unearth some surprising reasons for China’s explosive growth.

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China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World
By Ted C. Fishman
What will happen when China can make nearly everything the U.S. and Europe can make – at one-third the cost? Fishman delves into dangerous question that not everyone wants answered.

The China Dream: The Quest for the Last Great Untapped Market on Earth
By Joe Studwell
Acclaimed business journalist Studwell takes to task the predictions that China will become an economic juggernaut on the world stage in the 21st century – and instead foresees an economic crisis.

Integrating China into the Global Economy
By Nicholas R. Lardy
Nicholas Lardy explores the many pressures on the Chinese government, both external and internal, to comply with the standards of the rule-based international trading system.

Other books by Zachary Karabell

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Peace Be Upon You: The Story of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Coexistence
By Zachary Karabell
In a narrative that is at once thoughtful and passionate, hopeful but without illusions, Zachary Karabell reveals the history of peaceful coexistence among Muslims, Christians, and Jews over the course of fourteen centuries until the present-day. The harsh reality of religious conflict is daily news, and the rising tensions between the West and Islam show no signs of abating. However, the relationship between Muslims, Christians, and Jews has not always been marked with animosity; there is also a deep and nuanced history of peace.

Chester Alan Arthur
By Zachary Karabell
When an assassin's bullet killed President Garfield, vice president Chester Arthur was catapulted into the White House. He may be largely forgotten today, but Karabell eloquently shows how this unexpected president rose to the occasion.

Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal
By Zachary Karabell
Zachary Karabell tells the epic story of one of the greatest engineering feats of the nineteenth century – the building of the Suez Canal – and shows how it changed the world.

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