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  1. Economic Integration, Democratization and National Security in East Asia

    Economic Integration, Democratization and National Security in East Asia

    Edited by Peter C.Y. Chow
    The US policy of supporting a democratic Taiwan while simultaneously engaging China is a delicate and complex balance, with outcomes critical to economic, security and strategic interests in Asia. At the same time, rising Taiwanese identity amid the emerging power of China continues to change the paradigm. The contributors to this volume explore the political and economic dimensions of this complicated and pressing issue. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  2. China and the Global Energy Crisis

    China and the Global Energy Crisis

    Tatsu Kambara, Christopher Howe
    This book examines China’s record of oil and gas development, its refining capacity, and energy prospects. The authors conclude that there are no fundamental reasons for anxiety about China’s demands on the world energy economy, but they emphasize that its energy future will depend critically on a continuation of reform and internationalization. China and the Global Energy Crisis is a concise but detailed study of these issues. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. Handbook of Research on Asian Business

    Handbook of Research on Asian Business

    Edited by Henry Wai-chung Yeung
    The rise of Asia as an important region for global business has been widely recognized as one of the most significant economic phenomena in the new millennium. This accessible and comprehensive Handbook brings together state-of-the-art reviews of Asian business in an expansive range of areas including: business organizations; strategic management; marketing; state–business relations; business and development; and business policy issues. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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  4. Poverty Strategies in Asia

    Poverty Strategies in Asia

    Edited by John Weiss, Haider A. Khan
    It is widely recognized that while high and sustained economic growth is critical for poverty reduction, there are other policy interventions that may also be significant in a ‘growth plus’ approach to poverty reduction. This volume brings together a series of case studies on the poverty impact of alternative interventions in a broad range of Asian economies. The measures examined within the book cover trade liberalization both in general and in a specific market, infrastructure investment (particularly in roads), population policies, cash transfers, microfinance, employment guarantee programs and contract farming. The countries covered include the Philippines, Lao PDR, Pakistan, India and Thailand. While the results illustrated by the contributors are mixed, they demonstrate the potential for further progress in poverty reduction. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  5. The Silicon Dragon

    The Silicon Dragon

    Terence Tsai, Bor-Shiuan Cheng
    The Silicon Dragon is a systematic study of the growth of high-tech giants in the Greater China Region, depicting the success story of the microelectronics industry in Taiwan. The book examines the government policies that acted as catalysts to the growth of high-tech industries in Taiwan, along with the roles of high-tech ‘incubators’ and government-administered science parks. The authors provide case studies of high profile companies including Acer, Philips Semiconductors and Macronix International, and interviews with key decision makers to highlight the corporate strategies adopted in response to government policies and global commercial demand. Finally, insightful narratives on the birth and growth of a government-fostered strategic industry are provided, as is a synopsis of the Asian contribution to the evolution of the global microelectronics development. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  6. Deregulation and its Discontents

    Deregulation and its Discontents

    Edited by M Ramesh, Michael Howlett
    Deregulation and its Discontents examines the different ways in which the issues related to deregulation and reregulation have been addressed in Asia. The role of government in business has gone through distinct, if overlapping, cycles: regulation, deregulation and reregulation. However, little is known about deregulation and even less about reregulation, particularly in relation to Asia. The contributors to this book examine the links between the cycles through detvailed analyses of the electricity market, pensions and stock markets in the Asia Pacific. They also offer an explanation of regulatory cycles. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  7. Economic Reform in China and India

    Economic Reform in China and India

    Joseph C.H. Chai, Kartik Roy
    Recent acceleration of the Indian economic growth rate from 6 to 8 per cent has sparked worldwide speculation that India is about to catch up with China and become another Asian miracle economy. Economic Reform in China and India examines this prospect, reviewing the development strategies pursued by the two countries over the last 50 years in general and exploring recently introduced reform measures in particular. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  8. Reforming China’s State-owned Enterprises and Banks

    Reforming China’s State-owned Enterprises and Banks

    Becky Chiu, Mervyn K. Lewis
    This book’s starting point is that after two decades of experiments, during which other transition economies have effectively privatised all of their former state enterprises, China is still endeavouring to find a way to reinvent and re-engineer its own state-owned economic establishments. The authors explore these reforms along with the problems of China’s state-owned banks, which have long been troubled by the adverse loans of Chinese enterprises and face foreign competition in 2007 under China’s WTO commitments. Drawing on wide-ranging case studies of enterprise reform, Becky Chiu and Mervyn Lewis combine their extensive experience to give an authoritative account of China’s enterprise and bank reform agenda, involving property rights, improved corporate governance and stimulating enterprise. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  9. A New Financial Market Structure for East Asia

    A New Financial Market Structure for East Asia

    Edited by Yung Chul Park, Takatoshi Ito, Yunjong Wang
    This book contends that the East Asian financial constitution lacks an appropriate infrastructure, resulting in inefficient allocation of high savings and an over-inflated short-term debt market. It goes on to point out that despite high savings, East Asia’s dependency on financial centers outside the region is also relatively high, and that there is no strong region-wide network to connect various financial centers in East Asia. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 223.00   Web: $ 200.70
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  10. Institutions, Industrial Upgrading, and Economic Performance in Japan

    Institutions, Industrial Upgrading, and Economic Performance in Japan

    Terutomo Ozawa
    Terutomo Ozawa examines Japan’s once celebrated post-war economic success from a new perspective. He applies a ‘flying geese’ model of industrial upgrading in a country that is still catching-up, to explore the rise, fall and rebound of Japanese industry with its evolving institutions and policies. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  11. Poverty Targeting in Asia

    Poverty Targeting in Asia

    Edited by John Weiss
    Following a comprehensive overview by the editor, this book offers a detailed assessment of the results of directly channelling resources to the poor and extensively discusses the experience of five Asian countries – India, Indonesia, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines and Thailand. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  12. Reforming Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and the Rebuilding of Indonesia

    Reforming Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and the Rebuilding of Indonesia

    Edited by James Alm, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Sri Mulyani Indrawati
    Indonesia is currently facing some severe challenges, both in political affairs and in economic management. One of these challenges is the recently enacted decentralization program, now well underway, which promises to have some wide-ranging consequences. This edited volume presents original papers, written by a select group of widely recognized and distinguished scholars, that take a hard, objective look at the many effects of decentralization on economic and political issues in Indonesia. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  13. Political Competition, Innovation and Growth in the History of Asian Civilizations

    Political Competition, Innovation and Growth in the History of Asian Civilizations

    Edited by Peter Bernholz, Roland Vaubel
    Do political decentralisation and inter state competition favour innovation and growth? There has long been a lively debate surrounding this question, going back to David Hume and Immanuel Kant. This book is a new attempt to test its veracity. The existing literature tends to assume that the beneficial effects of inter state competition have been confined to European history. By contrast, China, India and the Islamic Middle East are regarded as inherently imperial and overcentralised. However, these civilisations have not always been unified politically. In their history, there have been long spells of decentralised rule or inter state competition. The same is true for Japan. If the Hume–Kant hypothesis is correct, it should also apply to those periods. This volume analyses the qualitative and quantitative evidence. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  14. East Asia’s Monetary Future

    East Asia’s Monetary Future

    Edited by Suthiphand Chirathivat, Emil-Maria Claassen, Jürgen Schroeder
    East Asia’s Monetary Future is an illuminating and valuable work which uniquely focuses on a long-term monetary view of the region. There are multiple and varied future scenarios which can be applied to this region – an enlarged Singapore–Brunei currency area, a greater China monetary bloc and even a Northeast Asian bloc comprising Japan and Korea. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  15. The Korean Economy Beyond the Crisis

    The Korean Economy Beyond the Crisis

    Edited by Duck-Koo Chung, Barry Eichengreen
    Providing an integrated analysis of the event and its consequences, the chapters in the book consider the causes of the crisis, the response of the US government and International Monetary Fund, adjustments in the Korean monetary and fiscal policies, and the success of financial and corporate restructuring. The concluding chapters bring the story up-to-date, describing the aftermath of the crisis and assessing whether there has been sufficient reform to facilitate the country’s recovery and growth. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  16. Financial Reform and Economic Development in China

    Financial Reform and Economic Development in China

    James Laurenceson, Joseph C.H. Chai
    This book is a comprehensive, balanced and realistic assessment of China’s financial reform program and future direction. Covering not only the banking sector but also non-bank financial institutions, stock market development and external financial liberalization, the authors examine the impact of financial reform on economic development in China during the reform period. This volume will facilitate a more accurate assessment of the Chinese approach to financial reform, and will therefore, allow more informed future policy choices for both China and other developing and transitional countries. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  17. The Economies of Southeast Asia, Second Edition

    The Economies of Southeast Asia, Second Edition

    Jose L. Tongzon
    This updated and fully revised second edition provides a comprehensive examination of issues of paramount importance for Southeast Asian economies including: the economic implications of the 1997 Asian crisis for both older and newer members of ASEAN; the role of government and FDI in ASEAN economic growth and development; trade patterns with the US, Japan and the EU and the economic implications of China’s accession to the WTO for ASEAN countries; the environmental consequences of industrialisation and growth; the emergence of economic growth triangles and their contribution to ASEAN growth and regional cooperation; the prospects and challenges of ASEAN economic cooperation before and after the crisis; and the key challenges facing ASEAN member countries in the aftermath of the crisis. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  18. China and its Regions

    China and its Regions

    Edited by Mary-Françoise Renard
    In twenty years of reform in China, the key development has been the opening-up of the market to foreign trade and international investment. This increased economic openness has been accompanied by profound changes in both economic organisation and regional disparity. This comprehensive book focuses on the link between these economic reforms and the causes – and ultimately the implications – of regional inequalities in the most populous country in the world. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  19. The European Union and East Asia

    The European Union and East Asia

    Edited by Peter W. Preston, Julie Gilson
    The global system has seen sweeping changes in recent years and this has precipitated a revival of interest in the relationship between Europe and Asia. This book examines the extent and nature of the regional linkages between East Asia and the European Union. Issues discussed include: the reactions and approaches of both regions to the Asian Crisis; postcolonialism and the balance of power in Europe-Asia Relations; trade relations between Europe and Asia and the revival of the Silk Road; and the development of the role of Asia-Europe Meetings. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. The Asia Recovery

    The Asia Recovery

    Edited by Tran Van Hoa
    This book explores in-depth the major issues and important aspects of this economic recovery and its potential impact on growth, development, trade and investment. Expert contributors also discuss the global directions in international economic and financial relations, corporate and public governance and the challenges to be met and managed in the 21st century. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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