Competition, the EU-China Trade Race and its Gender Implications

Competition, the EU-China Trade Race and its Gender Implications,
Christa Wichterich, WIDE, February 2007

Against the backdrop of China´s economic transformation and the re-invention of gender inequalities in the “socialist” market economy, this paper explores the gender implications of the Chinese trade race and the EU´s push for further rapid liberalisation by focussing on the trade-labour and the trade-equality nexus. To download: EU-China 2007.