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The World Under Pressure: How China and India Are Influencing the Global Economy and Environment

Carl Dahlman


The rapid rise of China and India is reshaping our global economic and environmental systems—raising major issues of stability, governance, and sustainability. This book develops a framework that shows the interdependence between economic size, trade, finance, technology, environment, security, and global governance. The book uses this framework to provide data on the speed of global power shifts and to trace the implications for nations worldwide. Analyzing this critical moment in historical context, it offers insights into our most pressing concerns. Specifically, China and India's unchecked ... More

Keywords: China, economic growth, India, governance, sustainability, climate change, welfare, environment, trade, security

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780804777131
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804777131.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carl Dahlman, author