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Innovation Policies and International Trade Rules

The Textiles and Clothing Industry in Developing Countries

  • Kaushalesh Lal
  • Pierre A. Mohnen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Kaushalesh Lal, Pierre A. Mohnen
    Pages 1-9
  3. Yanyun Zhao, Danbo Guo, Fang Chen, Feng Zhen, Zhi Li, Enjing Li et al.
    Pages 37-96
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 291-300

About this book


An in-depth look at the critical question of the role of international trade rules and capacity building initiatives in the growth of textiles and clothing in developing countries. It looks into several aspects that could explain the differential export performance of the textiles and clothing industry in several developing countries.


China economic development international trade

Editors and affiliations

  • Kaushalesh Lal
    • 1
  • Pierre A. Mohnen
    • 2
  1. 1.UNU-MERITNetherlands
  2. 2.UNU-MERITUniversity of MaastrichtNetherlands

About the editors

DONATUS KOSI AYITEY is currently a PhD Researcher at United Nations University, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht. He holds a B.A. and M.Phil degrees in Economics with specialisation in Econometrics and Public Economics from University of Ghana and has worked with the Department of Economics as a Teaching and Research Assistant. He is currently working on Technical Change, Competitiveness and Poverty Research FANG CHEN visited UNU-MERIT before graduating from Renmin University and is now at the National Academy of Sciences ZHEN FENG visited UNU-MERIT before graduating from Renmin University and is now at the School of Statistics, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing DANBO GUO is a Ph.D student of Renmin University of China ENJING LI is an undergraduate of Renmin University of China HAODI LI is an undergraduate of Renmin University of China ZHI LI is a postgraduate student of Renmin University of China AVEERAJ PEEDOLY is a researcher at the Centre for Applied Social Research, University of Mauritius. He is a Warwick graduate in sociology and social policy and is currently studying for his PhD on the impact of changing global flows on labour by assessing the linkages between globalization, export-oriented employment and social exclusion. His other research interests include gender and ethnic inequalities ADRIANA PELUFFO has a teaching position at the Scientific Research Council and at the School of Economics at the University of the Republic, Uruguay. She is Master in International Economics and PhD candidate at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Her research interests are trade and economic development, innovation and manufacturing performance K. NARAYANAN graduated from Delhi School of Economics, India, and carried out Post-doctoral research at Institute of Advanced Studies United Nations University, Japan. His research interests include industrial economics, international business, and economics of technological change and innovation. He has published in the field of industrial competitiveness, technology transfer, and trade. He is currently Professor of Economics, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India QINGPING ZHANG is an undergraduate of Renmin University of China YANYUN ZHAO is director of Research Centre for Applied Statistics, a key national research institute accredited by the Chinese Ministry of Education. His current research activity is the development of national and industrial competitiveness

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