AM  Vol.5 No.21 , December 2014
Country Contact Tightness Influence Analysis Using Indirect Effects
Author(s) Miaozhi Fang, Xun Lu
ABSTRACT
Contact tightness is significant in today’s diverse blend of modern society. We can see it on almost every corner of modern society, from developing and carrying out large external activities of the country’s foreign policy, to small affairs like business marketing and interpersonal communication. This paper aims to study the China’s economic ties with the world’s major political and economic tightness, which can help us make a comprehensive measure of China’s international influence. In addition, China’s strengths and weaknesses can be measured more accurately and exhaustively.

Cite this paper
Fang, M. and Lu, X. (2014) Country Contact Tightness Influence Analysis Using Indirect Effects. Applied Mathematics, 5, 3536-3541. doi: 10.4236/am.2014.521331.
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