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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. The Everyday Impact of Economic Reform in China

    Management Change, Enterprise Performance and Daily Life

    By Ying Zhu, Michael Webber, John Benson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    During the past 30 years, China has undergone extensive economic reform, replacing the government’s administration of enterprises with increasing levels of market-oriented enterprise autonomy. At the heart of the reform are changes in the employment relationship, where state control has been...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Special Economic Zones in Asian Market Economies

    Edited by Connie Carter, Andrew Harding

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have proliferated rapidly during the past decade and are set to multiply in the next – embracing not only Asia and Europe but also Africa and the Americas. This book is the first to examine the Asian experience of SEZs in China, India, Malaysia and the Philippines....

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Workforce Development and Skill Formation in Asia

    Edited by John Benson, Howard Gospel, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Asia has undergone rapid transformation over the past several decades as many countries have embraced new technologies and the processes of globalisation. Over this period the inflow of foreign capital into the region, the level of trade amongst these countries, and trade with other parts of the...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. East Asia, Globalization and the New Economy

    By F. Gerard Adams

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    We are witnessing a transformation in the world economy as a result of the IT/e-business revolution. Modern logistics based on cheap communication and transportation are shifting the locus of production and the international division of labour between the West and the lower wage countries of East...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Capitalism and the Modernist Vision

    By Satyananda Gabriel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    In the past fifty years, the experience of the Chinese economy has continually challenged the assumptions of laissez-faire economics. It has sustained a strong growth rate, changed the structure of international economic relationships and has become critical to many multinational corporations. Now,...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. China as the World Factory

    Edited by Kevin H. Zhang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Few countries have integrated into the world economy as fast – or as dramatically – as China has since 1978. The world’s most populous country is emerging as a world workshop and export machine: a visit to a department store in any country will unearth a plethora of goods manufactured in the People...

    Published January 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Small and Medium Enterprises in India

    Infirmities and Asymmetries in Industrial Clusters

    By Satyaki Roy

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Small and medium enterprises (SME) have attracted increasing interest in the last few years, and industrialization is no longer seen as a linear way of development. This book analyzes how SME clusters emerge in a developing economy. Using India as a case study, it addresses one central question: If...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Rise and Fall of the East Asian Growth System, 1951-2000

    Institutional Competitiveness and Rapid Economic Growth

    By Huang Xiaoming

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Huang examines a recurring pattern of rapid economic growth in East Asia from 1951 to the present and explores how far a single East Asian Growth model can be said to exist. Assessing the various theories put forward to explain the phenomenon and supported by the most comprehensive data, the...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Japanese Telecommunications

    Market and Policy in Transition

    Edited by Ruth Taplin, Masako Wakui

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Presenting a comprehensive survey of the telecommunications industry in Japan, Taplin and Wakui cover the different sectors of the industry – including mobile, broadband and satellite, whilst considering key questions such as the structure and economics of the industry, government policy,...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Sustaining Development and Growth in East Asia

    Edited by Timo Henckel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    For several decades, fast-growing East Asia has been the envy of the developing world. Not only has East Asia outperformed all other regions of the world, but it also recovered surprisingly swiftly from the 1997–98 Asian financial crisis and the 2008–09 global financial crisis. Nevertheless,...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge