China and India: History, Culture, Cooperation and Competition

China and India: History, Culture, Cooperation and Competition

By: Arnab K. Deb (editor), Pang Miao (editor), Paramita Mukherjee (editor)Hardback

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A close look at two of the world's most resilient and upcoming economies to understand their growth and development trajectories This book brings together scholars and academicians from China as well as India to present a well-rounded perspective on various important cross-country issues and their implications. Comprehensive in approach, it encompasses history, culture, political relations and current business strategies of both the nations. The book explores the differences in the functioning of Indian and Chinese economies and identifies the prime factors responsible for this. In order to have an in-depth understanding of the causes, the contribution of sociocultural factors and the role of political and strategic relationships are also closely examined.

About Author

Paramita Mukherjee is Dean (Academics) and Associate Professor (Economics) at International Management Institute (IMI), Kolkata. She is an alumnus of Presidency College, Kolkata, has completed MS in quantitative economics from the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, and PhD in economics from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She has more than 18 years of varied experience in industry, research and teaching. She has worked with AC Nielsen (formerly ORG MARG), ICRA and reputed business schools such as IBS, Kolkata, and Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata. She teaches courses on economics, statistics, business analytics, financial econometrics, financial institutions and markets and time series analysis. She has conducted management development programmes (MDPs) with Confederation of Industries in India (CII), Kolkata. She also has experience of handling consulting assignments in the power sector. Her research interest lies in applied financial economics and econometrics. She has worked on contemporary issues in the financial sector, for example, foreign institutional investors, mutual funds, stock return volatility, volatility spillover, gold prices and share repurchases. She has authored a number of research papers in international journals such as Asia-Pacific Development Journal, Applied Financial Economics, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade as well as in books and national journals such as India Macroeconomics Annual and Economic and Political Weekly. She has presented papers in several conferences and seminars in India as well as at Katholik University Leuven, Belgium; Borsa Istanbul, Turkey; National Taiwan University; Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, China and University of Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France. Arnab K. Deb is Assistant Professor at the International Management Institute, Delhi. He holds doctorate in economics from University of Connecticut, Storrs. He earned his BSc (Honours) and MSc degrees from University of Calcutta. His research interest includes applied microeconomics, data envelopment analysis, mathematical economics and applied econometrics. He has around eight years of experience in teaching and research. He has worked on `District Level Monitoring of All Programs of Ministry of Rural Development, India' project, funded by Ministry of Rural Development, and World Bank-sponsored project `Moving Out of Poverty: Growth & Democracy'. He has also worked on a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project `Economic and Social Rights: Obstacle or Handmaiden to Growth?' Presently, he is working on an Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)-funded project on evaluating the performance of Indian manufacturing sector. He has attended and presented multiple research papers, both at national and international conferences. He has received multiple fellowships and awards in his career. He has been awarded the `Pre-doctoral Fellowship' and `Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship' by University of Connecticut, USA. He was also recognised with the `Abraham Ribicoff Graduate Fellowship' by the Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, in 2011. Contact Prof Arnab K. Deb at arnab.deb@imi.edu Associate Professor, Economics International Management Institute B-10 Qutab Institutional Area,Tara Crescent New Delhi-110016 Mobile:+918826084518 Miao Pang is currently working in the Research Management Department of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences. She specialises in forest resource management and is from the University of Philippines, Los Banos. She has been a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include rural community development, rural environmental protection and forest economics. She has co-authored two books-Methodology Used in Rural Community Survey and Community-based Natural Resource Management. She was involved in a national project of social sciences titled `Ecologically-Vulnerable Communities' Adaptation to Climate Change in Western China' in 2012 and also in China's national project of social sciences titled `Ecological Compensation in Post Era of Conversion Farmlands into Forestlands in China' in 2010.

Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: HISTORY, CULTURE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Indus Civilisation and Ancient Shu Civilisation: A Comparative Study - Zou Yiqing Unfolding the Westerly Transmission of Chinese Silk - Duan Yu Sino-Indian Cultural Differences and Their Impact on Tourism - Xiang Baoyun India, China and Beyond: Tagorean Insights into Culture, Leadership and Human Development for Management - Sanjoy Mukherjee China and India: Cultural and Religious Exchanges in the 15th Century - Huang Weimin China's Enlightenment by Indian Strategies of Cultural Soft Power - Jian Li Driving Force and Constraints of BCIM Economic Corridor - Li Jingfeng The U.S. "Pivot to Asia" and China-Pakistan Relations: Implications on China-India Relations - Chen Jixiang China and India Cooperation in Afghanistan - Xie Jing PART II: ECONOMY AND BUSINESS: COMPARATIVE FOCUS Multiple Paths to Globalisation: The India-China Story - Sriparna Basu Regional Inequality over the Post-Globalisation Era: A Study on India and China - Arindam Banik and Arnab Deb Manufacturing Policies and Strategies across China and India: A Comparative Analysis - Prageet Aeron and B A Metri Corporate Social Responsibility Practices: A Comparative Study of India and Asia - Paramita Mukherjee and Rajashri Chatterjee Health Care Sectors of India and China: A Comparative Study of Performances and Challenges - Paramita M Nag Social Responsibility Strategies in China and India: A Comparative Exploration - Tirthankar Nag,Arindam Banik, Pang Miao and Chen Jixiang Index

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  • ISBN13: 9789385985690
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9789385985690
  • weight: 430
  • ISBN10: 9385985698

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