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Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of the growth economies of Asia.

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  1. Japanese Views on Economic Development

    Diverse Paths to the Market

    Edited by Kenichi Ohno, Kenichi Ohno

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This newly revised clearly-presented text looks at Japan's economic history from the nineteenth century through to World War II. Within a framework based on the theories and approaches of Development Studies, it demonstrates the relevance of Japan's pre-war experience to the problems facing...

    Published March 25th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Firms and Technology in the Reform Era

    By Yizheng Shi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    In Chinese Firms and Technology in the Reform Era, Yizheng Shi analyses the technological behaviour of state- owned firms. In particular he shows how they have imported, utilised and assimilated foreign technology into their operations. The author argues that despite being granted more autonomy and...

    Published February 11th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Studies in the Economic History of the Pacific Rim

    Edited by Dennis O. Flynn, A.J.H. Latham, Sally M. Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Trade across the Pacific will be one of the dominant forces in the economy of the next century. This collection reflects the birth of Pacific Rim history, until recently largely neglected. It addresses the development of the Pacific Rim over four centuries, combining broad historical syntheses with...

    Published November 26th 1997 by Routledge

  4. The Japanese Foreign Exchange Market

    By Beate Reszat

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    In recent years, Japan's financial market has seen dramatic changes, in particular the explosive growth of currency trading and the increasing international role of the yen. This book gives a comprehensive overview of this activity. This work is the first non-Japanese language title to examine the...

    Published November 12th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Papua New Guinea

    The Struggle for Development

    By John Connell

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Papua New Guinea is the first book to explore the economic development of this socially complex, rapidly changing nation. Subjects discussed include: * rapid economic growth and political conflict * civil war on the island of Bougainville * population growth and urbanisation * mining: gold, copper...

    Published October 8th 1997 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Economic Development in Indonesia

    Contending Perspectives

    Edited by Vedi Hadiz

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Despite increased Western interest in Indonesian economic growth, domestic interpretations remain largely unknown outside Indonesia and have rarely been available in English. Translating key speeches and articles from the political debates surrounding Indonesian economic development, the authors...

    Published February 26th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Economic Development in Twentieth-Century East Asia

    The International Context

    Edited by Aiko Ikeo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This collection supplies fascinating insights into aspects of East Asian economic development. It will interest scholars in a variety of related fields and provoke further research and debate....

    Published December 18th 1996 by Routledge

  8. The Economics of the Latecomers

    Catching-Up, Technology Transfer and Institutions in Germany, Japan and South Korea

    By Jang-Sup Shin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book examines the spectacularly successful economies of East Asia, Japan and South Korea. The comparison of the 'catching-up' process in Japan and South Korea includes studies of the iron and steel and semi-conductor industries. The author shows the difficulties involved in trying to detect...

    Published October 9th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Industrialization in Malaysia

    Import Substitution and Infant Industry Performance

    By Rokiah Alavi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Some of the most successful growth economies in the Pacific Rim have combined protectionist Import Substitution Industrialisation policies with export-oriented policies. This study provides a systematic rethinking of relationships between strategies within the Malaysian context....

    Published October 9th 1996 by Routledge

  10. The Japanese Election System

    Three Analytical Perspectives

    By Junichiro Wada

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This is a unique analysis of the present Japanese political system which will interest both political economists and non-specialists alike. For the first time approaches used to analyse American and European political systems are applied to 'mysterious' Japan....

    Published June 5th 1996 by Routledge