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Myth and Realities of the Labor Supplies in the Era of Globalization: A Comparative Analysis of China and South Africa

AfrikaWorkeA recurrent theme in the globalization literature is that jobs and investment are being increasingly funneled away from wealthy and middle-income countries towards countries that boast large reserves of cheap labor, in particular, China. It is often argued that the failure of middle-income countries like South Africa, Mexico and Colombia to benefit from globalization rests Continue reading