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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. 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

  2. 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

  3. Economic Cooperation between Singapore and India

    An Alliance in the Making?

    By Faizal bin Yahya

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Asian interregional economic cooperation has assumed greater prominence with the rise of Asia’s two giant economies of China and India. The economic liberalization of China’s economy in 1979, followed by India in 1991, signalled the presence of business opportunities to foreign investors -...

    Published May 14th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Singapore Economy

    An Econometric Perspective

    By Tilak Abeysinghe, Keen Meng Choy

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Singapore's phenomenal transformation from Third World to First World status has been of great interest to economists around the world yet there has been little quantitative research done on its economy and institutions. This innovative new research monograph fills the lacunae by presenting the...

    Published February 27th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Manufacturing Competitiveness in Asia

    How Internationally Competitive National Firms and Industries Developed in East Asia

    Edited by Jomo K. S.

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    There are competing theories to explain the reasons behind the international competitiveness of manufacturing in Asia. Analysing these different theories will bring important lessons, not just for Asia, but for developing economies the world over.This lucid book studies industries and firms in East...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  6. Exchange Rate Regimes in East Asia

    Edited by Masahiro Kawai, Gordon de Brouwer

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    There is a deepening debate in East Asia about the prospects for common exchange rate arrangements, even including the formation of a common currency in the longer term. This raises a complex set of issues and this volume provides a detailed yet comprehensive examination of key issues in the debate...

    Published June 9th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Designing Financial Systems for East Asia and Japan

    Edited by Joseph Fan, Masaharu Hanazaki, Juro Teranishi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book deliberates on some urgent issues that face the new architecture of the financial systems in Japan and East Asia. The book is broken into three sections:*The role of financial institutions and markets in economic development in Japan and East Asia*Issues in corporate governance and new...

    Published December 10th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Financial Governance in East Asia

    Policy Dialogue, Surveillance and Cooperation

    Edited by Gordon De Brouwer, Yunjong Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 10th 2003 by Routledge

  9. China's Third Economic Transformation

    The Rise of the Private Economy

    Edited by Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Chinese economy is currently undergoing an institutional transformation as profound as the replacement of the people's communes with the household responsibility system in the early 1980s and the emergence of township and village enterprises as the main locus of economic dynamism in the second...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Ethnic Business

    Chinese Capitalism in Southeast Asia

    By Brian C. Folk, K. S. Jomo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The role of ethnic Chinese business in Southeast Asia in catalyzing economic development has been hotly debated - and often misunderstood - throughout cycles of boom and bust.This book critically examines some of the key features attributed to Chinese business: business-government relations, the...

    Published July 9th 2003 by Routledge