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Title: Russia and China's Transition into the WTO and Economic Governance
Authors: 劉立詮
Liu, Lee Chuan
Contributors: 王定士
Wang, Ding Shu
Liu, Lee Chuan
Keywords: 俄羅斯
Economic Governance
Date: 2007
Issue Date: 2009-09-18 11:40:18 (UTC+8)
Abstract: 俄羅斯和中國進入世界貿易組織和經濟管理之變遷
This research compares Russia and China’s formal and informal economic institutions, against the backdrop of the WTO. It analyzes the changing dynamics of interaction of institutional elements and processes that create the framework for economic governance under the WTO, situating Russia and China’s economic governance under WTO against the context of the respective countries’ economic transition processes. The institutional elements and processes of economic governance comprise such elements as: policies, legislation, institutions, organizations, government capacity, predictability, accountability, transparency, and participation. This research argues that while Russia and China significantly diverged in strategies in their transitions from a socialist economic system, their linkage to the past as they transition into the WTO creates useful comparisons that give us insights into what types of economic governance has worked, and what the two countries can learn from each other, if anything. Despite the concessions and economic integration the WTO could offer both Russia and China, there is no question the Russian federal government and the Chinese central government will continue to wield significant influence on its economic governance.
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