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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 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. India's Emerging Financial Market

    A Flow of Funds Model

    By Tomoe Moore

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    In the early 1990s, financial liberalization started in India, and it was thought that such reforms would increase economic growth. This argument formed part of the finance led industrialization hypothesis and although higher growth resulted, higher industrialization did not immediately. This book...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Business Practices in Southeast Asia

    An interdisciplinary analysis of theravada Buddhist countries

    By Scott A. Hipsher

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This is an international business study of Theravada Buddhist Southeast Asia. Using a cross-disciplinary approach, the book examines business practices within a political, cultural, economic and religious context. It highlights those cultural and historical ties of the region which are shared...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Globalization, Labour Markets and Inequality in India

    By Dipak Mazumdar, Sandip Sarkar

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    India started on a program of reforms, both in its external and internal aspects, sometime in the mid-eighties and going on into the nineties. While the increased exposure to world markets (‘globalization’) and relaxation of domestic controls has undoubtedly given a spurt to the GDP growth rate,...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Japanese Science

    From the Inside

    By Samuel Coleman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This new ethnographic study looks of Japan's scientists looks firsthand at career structures and organizational issues that have hampered the advancement of scientists and scientific research in Japan. It provides analysis of the problem of career mobility in science, the status quo in university...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Rise of Asia

    Trade and Investment in Global Perspective

    Edited by Prema-chandra Athukorala

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Rise of Asia examines emerging trends and patterns of foreign trade and investment in Asia with a view to contributing to the policy debate on how development strategies should be adopted in response to challenges to economic globalization. The existing body of knowledge in this subject area...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Institutions for Economic Reform in Asia

    Edited by Philippa Dee

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    In the same way that no economy starts out with the best set of economic policies, no economy starts out with the best institutions to support the policy-making process. Instead, they inherit institutions that reflect their own unique culture and history. The task of structural reform has to be...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge