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Lessons from East Asia

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ISBN-10: 0472087223

ISBN-13: 9780472087228

Edition: 1997

Authors: Danny M. Leipziger

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This compilation of case studies and cross-country essays focuses on the role of public policy in the experience of East Asian economies. A major theme running through the volume is regional learning and regional contagion--the spread of that learning. Beginning with the model and experience of Japan and continuing with the impressive achievements of countries originally considered unviable in the 1950s and 1960s, like Korea and Taiwan, contributors demonstrate how regional policy lessons permeated borders easily. The 1980s brought further lessons and flows of capital to the second generation of rapid industrializers. And the 1990s have seen regional contagion benefit new aspirants like…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 1/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

An Overview of East Asian Experience
Hong Kong: A Unique Case of Development
Taiwan, China: Policies and Institutions for Rapid Growth
Korea: A Case of Government-Led Development
Singapore: Public Policy and Economic Development
Malaysia: Growth, Equity, and Structural Transformation
Thailand: The Institutional and Political Underpinnings of Growth
Indonesia: Development Transformation and the Role of Public Policy
The Philippines: The Decades of Lost Opportunities
Government Policies and Productivity Growth: Is East Asia an Exception?
Foreign Direct Investment in East Asia
Common Foundations of East Asian Success