Asia's giants : Comparing China and India / edited by Edward Friedman and Bruce Gilley
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
ix, 253 p. ; 21 cm
Preface. -- Introduction. -- Two passages to modernity. -- The causes of differential development : Beyond regime dichotomies. -- Chasing China : Can India bridge the gap? -- India's reform strengths. -- The persistence of informal finance. -- The political basis of decentralization. -- Indigenous versus foreign business models. -- Why democracy matters. -- China rethinks India. -- Development and choice. -- Conclusion.