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Title Special economic zones : progress, emerging challenges, and future directions / edited by Thomas Farole, Gokhan Akinci
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 319 pages) : illustrations
Series Directions in development : trade
Directions in development (Washington, D.C.). Trade.
Contents Introduction / Thomas Farole and Gokhan Akinci -- The thin end of the wedge : unlocking comparative advantage through EPZs in Bangladesh / Mustafizul Hye Shakir and Thomas Farole -- Success and statis in Honduras' free zones / Michael Engman -- China's investment in special economic zones in Africa / Deborah Brautigam and Tang Xiaoyang -- Partnership agreements in the China-Singapore (Suzhou) industrial park : lessons for joint economic zone development / Min Zhao and Thomas Farole -- SEZs in the context of regional integration : creating synergies for trade and investment / Naoko Koyama -- When trade preferences and tax breaks are no longer enough : the challenge of adjustment in the Dominican Republic's free zones / Jean-Marie Burgaud and Thomas Farole -- Fostering innovation in developing economies through SEZs / Justine White -- Early reform zones : catalysts for dynamic market economies in Africa / Richard Auty -- Planned obsolescence? : export processing zones and structural reform in Mauritius / Claude Baissac -- The gender dimensions of special economic zones / Sheba Tejani -- Low-carbon, green special economic zones / Han-Koo Yeo and Gokhan Akinci
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Economic zoning -- Developing countries.
Enterprise zones -- Developing countries.
Export processing zones -- Developing countries.
Foreign trade promotion -- Developing countries.
Free ports and zones -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Akinci, Gokhan.
Farole, Thomas.
World Bank.
LC no. 2011284555
ISBN (paperback)