The Cross-strait Economic Relationship's Impact on Development in Taiwan and China: Adversaries and Partners

Douglas B. Fuller*

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This paper evaluates the impact of ongoing cross-strait economic integration on the development of China and Taiwan. The overall impact has been positive for both economies. Taiwan's industrial employment remains robust even as it transforms into a knowledge-based economy. Taiwanese investment has spurred China's technological development.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)239-264
Number of pages26
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Taiwan
  • China
  • Economic development
  • Economic integration
  • Crossstrait relationship

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