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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. Manufacturing Enterprise in Asia

    Size Structure and Economic Growth

    By Dipak Mazumdar, Sandip Sarkar

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Issues relating to the size of firms in manufacturing are central to the discussion of development strategies. This book offers an interpretation of growth trajectories in selected Asian economies in terms of the size-structure of enterprises in the manufacturing sector of these economies. The book...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Service Industries and Asia Pacific Cities

    New Development Trajectories

    Edited by Peter W. Daniels, Kong Chong Ho, Tom Hutton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    During the second half of the twentieth century, development in the Asia-Pacific region has been dominated by industrialization. However, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, services, in particular, finance, information and creative services, have become deeply embedded in the processes...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Japan's Development Aid to China

    The Long-Running Foreign Policy of Engagement

    By Tsukasa Takamine

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Paradoxically, Japan provides massive amounts of development aid to China, despite Japan's clear perception of China as a prime competitor in the Asia-Pacific region. This clearly written and comprehensive volume provides an overview of the way Japan's aid to China has developed since 1979. It...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Economic Reform Processes in South Asia

    Toward Policy Efficiency

    Edited by Philippa Dee

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    While South Asia’s economic reform initiatives of the last two decades were often born in crisis, this alone does not account for their occurrence. This book looks at the processes and institutional arrangements behind these reforms, and analyses what lessons can be learnt about how South Asia can...

    Published May 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Taxation in ASEAN and China

    Local Institutions, Regionalism, Global Systems and Economic Development

    Edited by Nolan Sharkey

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    China and the ASEAN region have risen rapidly to a position of immense economic significance in the global economy. Academics, policy makers and businesses are all keen to understand more about taxation in China and ASEAN, and this work seeks to address this key issue by providing a comprehensive...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Outsourcing and Human Resource Management

    An International Survey

    Edited by Ruth Taplin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Outsourcing is an increasingly popular strategy deployed by a variety of institutions, including banks, multinational companies and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The book assesses the problems and solutions for those attempting to outsource through an analysis of human resource...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The United States and the Malaysian Economy

    By Shakila Yacob

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book explores the relationship between the United States and the Malaysian economy, concentrating on the period 1870 to 1957, with particular focus on trade flows and foreign direct investment. This is the first book to examine, in depth, US economic involvement in colonial Malaya. Exploring...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Political Economy of the SARS Epidemic

    The Impact on Human Resources in East Asia

    By Grace Lee, Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book discusses the political economy of the SARS epidemic and its impact on human resources in East Asia, as it occurred in 2003. The epidemic spread from the People’s Republic of China, to Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, amongst other countries in East Asia and as far away as North America,...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Macroeconomic and Monetary Policy Issues in Indonesia

    By Akhand Akhtar Hossain

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Following the acquisition of its sovereignty from the Netherlands in 1949, Indonesia experienced serious economic and political problems during the 1950s and 1960s, before entering a three-decade-long period of rapid economic growth. Hard-hit by the financial crisis of the late 1990s, Indonesia...

    Published May 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Economic Reform and Employment Relations in Vietnam

    By Ngan Thuy Collins

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The transformation of the Vietnamese economy from socialist planning to a market economy has led to Vietnam having one of the fastest economic growth rates in the world; and to also to Vietnam engaging much more with the international economy, joining the World Trade Organisation in 2006. This book...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge