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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. Unemployment in Asia

    Organizational and Institutional Relationships

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The rate of economic change in East Asia over the past two decades has been astounding. High levels of growth have been experienced by a number of the region’s developing economies, centralized systems have developed large market sectors, Japan has suffered a prolonged downturn and the 1997 crisis...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Risk Management and Innovation in Japan, Britain and the USA

    Edited by Ruth Taplin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Assessing and managing risk is vitally important, and is increasingly studied in a range of areas including politics and international relations, finance and insurance, and innovation and the valuing of intangible assets such as patents and intellectual property. The degree to which innovation is...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. China's State Owned Enterprise Reforms

    An Industrial and CEO Approach

    By Leila Fernandez-Stembridge, Juan Antonio Fernandez

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Much has been written on China's State-Owned Enterprises ( SOEs) reform following the restructuring impact on China's economic reform process in the last decade. However, as a major root of social and economic change, little has been discussed beyond a description of SOEs shortcomings and their...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. State Competence and Economic Growth in Japan

    By Yoshiro Miwa

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Yoshiro Miwa asks whether a state can correct market failures and in particular critically analyses the performance of the Japanese economy as a result of state intervention within it. In order to examine the capacity of the state to promote growth, Miwa examines the Japanese machine tool industry,...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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