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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. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 9th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Banking Reform in Southeast Asia

    The Region's Decisive Decade

    By Malcolm Cook

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book empirically examines banking reform in the economies of Southeast Asia as they sought to adapt to major developments in the global economic system over the past three decades, including the globalisation of finance, the debt crisis of the 1980s and the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis....

    Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Private Enterprises and China's Economic Development

    Edited by Shuanglin Lin, Xiaodong Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Private enterprises have contributed significantly to China's recent economic growth and will play a key role in achieving China's goal of building a comprehensively well-society. But how can private enterprises help China mitigate its macroeconomic problems such as unemployment, income inequality,...

    Published April 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Accelerating Japan's Economic Growth

    Resolving Japan's Growth Controversy

    By F. Gerard Adams, Lawrence R. Klein, Kumasaka Yuzo, Shinozaki Akihiko

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Japanese economy is beginning to show signs of recovery after years of stagnation/deflation, but many Japanese policymakers warn that this economic growth may be sluggish: slower than in the United States and certainly slower than in other East Asian countries. Japan faces significant economic...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Japanese Pharmaceutical Industry

    Its Evolution and Current Challenges

    By Maki Umemura

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book explores why Japan, despite being a world leader in many high technology industries such as automobiles and consumer electronics, is only a minor player in the global pharmaceutical industry. Japan provides a huge market for pharmaceuticals as the second largest consumer of prescription...

    Published March 4th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Economic Development and Inequality in China

    The Case of Guangdong

    By Hong Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The conventional belief that all regions have equally benefited from China’s remarkable development over the last three decades is subjected to criticism in this book as Hong Yu systematically analyses the issue of regional inequality during the post-1978 period using the case of Guangdong....

    Published October 21st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Financial Development and Economic Growth in Malaysia

    By James B. Ang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book is concerned with the role of financial intermediation in economic development and growth in the context of Malaysia. Using an analytical framework, the author investigates the Malaysian economy from 1960 onwards to examine how far financial development has progressed in the course of...

    Published August 15th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Trade Unions in Asia

    An Economic and Sociological Analysis

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Offering a comprehensive account of the role of trade unions in Asia today, this book, put together by two editors who have published extensively in the areas of business and economics in Asia, covers all the important Asian economies: both developed and developing. Making a vital contribution to...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge