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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. An Economic History of Indonesia

    1800-2010

    By Jan Luiten van Zanden, Daan Marks

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Based on new datasets, this book presents an economic history of Indonesia. It analyses the causes of stagnation of growth during the colonial and independence period, making use of new theoretical insights from institutional economics and new growth theory. The book looks at the major themes of...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Southeast Asia's Credit Revolution

    From Moneylenders to Microfinance

    Edited by Aditya Goenka, David Henley

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Southeast Asia’s Credit Revolution describes and explains the rise of microfinance – the provision of credit and other financial services for the poor – in Southeast Asia, over the past four decades the most consistently successful region of the developing world. In recent years microfinance has...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Pro-poor Growth and Liberalization in Developing Economies

    The Case of Nepal

    By Sanjaya Acharya

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    By looking at the link between trade liberalization and pro-poor growth in Nepal, this book explores how a developing and transition economy can attain higher and pro-poor growth along with the ongoing trend of globalization. The author develops a social accounting database for Nepal and applies it...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Trade Liberalisation and Poverty in South Asia

    Edited by Prema-chandra Athukorala, Jayatilleke S. Bandara, Saman Kelegama

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The link between trade liberalisation and poverty has arguably been one of the most debated topics in development policy debate. Existing studies on the subject have primarily used multi-country cross-sectional data, and there is a growing concern about the limitations of this approach in providing...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge