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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 Future of Asian Trade and Growth

    Economic Development with the Emergence of China

    Edited by Linda Yueh

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book presents a comprehensive analysis of current trends of trade and economic growth in Asia, assessing how they are likely to develop in the future. It examines the evolving patterns of Asian economic development with the emergence of China, including since China’s accession to the World...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Laggards and Leaders in Labour Market Reform

    Comparing Japan and Australia

    Edited by Jenny Corbett, Anne Daly, Hisakazu Matsushige, Dehne Taylor

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    A flexible labour market is widely regarded as a key factor in encouraging economic growth and prosperity. In recent years some economies have successfully reformed their labour markets, making part-time and flexible hours easier, limiting the restrictive practices of trade unions, encouraging...

    Published August 4th 2009 by Routledge

  3. China's Emergent Political Economy

    Capitalism in the Dragon's Lair

    Edited by Christopher A. McNally

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This edited volume represents the first collaborative effort to explicitly view China’s rapid international ascent as associated with the same process that catapulted Great Britain, the United States, Germany, and Japan to international prominence – the emergence of a capitalist political economy....

    Published July 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Globalization and the Indian Economy

    Roadmap to a Convertible Rupee

    By Satyendra S. Nayak

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book examines the impact of globalization on the Indian economy, exploring the trade, investment and financial aspects of globalization, and also considering its implications for the balance of payments and currency exchange rate. The first part of the book deals with the evolution of the...

    Published June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  5. A Basket Currency for Asia

    Edited by Takatoshi Ito

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The failure of the dollar peg to prevent the Asian currency crisis of 1997 to 1998 has highlighted the importance of the exchange rate regime in Asia and provoked much discussion as to what the alternatives are in terms of exchange rate systems. Bringing together extensive research on Asian basket...

    Published May 20th 2009 by Routledge

  6. China and India

    A Tale of Two Economies

    By Dilip K. Das

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The economies of the People’s Republic of China and India are emerging-market economies, which account for more than a third of the global population. These two economies share many similarities in that they are large populous neighbours, who were regarded as abjectly poor countries until the 1980s...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Korean Developmental State

    From dirigisme to neo-liberalism

    By Iain Pirie

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Korean Developmental State is a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of processes of state and economic restructuring in South Korea since the 1997 crisis. The book distinguishes itself from previous studies by consistently arguing that structural changes in the global political economy have...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Intellectual Property and the New Global Japanese Economy

    By Ruth Taplin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Japanese economy is the second largest in the world and is becoming once more one of the most competitive. Despite the stagnation and deflation experienced during the 1990s, Japan has progressively become more aware of the need to be a global player, in particular under the radical...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Asian Informal Workers

    Global Risks Local Protection

    By Santosh K. Mehrotra, Mario Biggeri

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This thoroughly researched volume surveys the nature and extent of 'informal' work in Asia, which is a powerful and under-studied force in the region. After over half a century of development, even in the fast growing economies of Asia, the formal sector, and industrial jobs have grown rather...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Trade Liberalisation and Regional Disparity in Pakistan

    By Muhammad Shoaib Butt, Jayatilleke S. Bandara

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Pakistan’s military, which has directly controlled the country’s affairs for more than half of its post-independence history and which often retained real political power even during periods of democratic rule, has played a significant role in trade liberalisation. Regional disparities have...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge