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  1. 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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  2. Liberalization and Growth in Asia

    Liberalization and Growth in Asia

    Mohamed Ariff, Ahmed M. Khalid
    This book reveals significant lessons on how economic prosperity was secured for people over three decades in eight Asian countries. It focusses on the careful way in which these nations designed and implemented pro-growth, liberal economic and financial policies. A new phenomenon – namely financial fragility – in the more liberalised fast growth Asian economies is also examined. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  3. Evolution of the Economic System in Japan

    Evolution of the Economic System in Japan

    Juro Teranishi
    The economic system of ‘high-growth-period’ Japan was characterized by various properties such as its unique banking system, industrial policy and lifetime employment. Juro Teranishi argues that since the ‘bubble period’ and the subsequent severe downturn of the economy during the 1990s, Japan’s economic system has been undergoing extensive changes. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  4. High-Tech Industries in China

    High-Tech Industries in China

    Chien-Hsun Chen, Hui-Tzu Shih
    Following China’s accession to the WTO in 2001, reform of its science and technology system has deepened. This book provides an in-depth analysis of the high-tech sector, examining Chinese high-tech industry policy, the emergence of industrial clusters, the R&D activities of multinational corporations operating in China, and the prospect of commercialization of high-tech achievements. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Welfare, Environment and Changing US–Chinese Relations

    Welfare, Environment and Changing US–Chinese Relations

    Edited by Maria Weber
    By adopting a wide-ranging perspective, this book addresses the key issues relevant to contemporary China, providing a valuable tool with which to understand the challenges and opportunities facing political and economic actors, both domestic and foreign, over the next decades. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. 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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  10. Human Capital, Trade and Public Policy in Rapidly Growing Economies

    Human Capital, Trade and Public Policy in Rapidly Growing Economies

    Edited by Michele Boldrin, Been-Lon Chen, Ping Wang
    Human Capital, Trade and Public Policy in Rapidly Growing Economies argues that only two centuries ago, no society had ever enjoyed sustained growth in living standards. The contributors to this book aim to discover why the world today exhibits a predilection for perpetual self-improvement. In particular, the book focuses on the forces underlying long-lasting growth in East Asia’s Newly Industrialized Countries (NICs). Drawing from the experiences of Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan, it questions whether public policy can contribute to removing barriers towards accumulation of wealth, and if so, what development policy should be put in place to remedy the existing distortions or market failure problems. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. The Chinese Stock Market

    The Chinese Stock Market

    Nicolaas Groenewold, Yanrui Wu, Sam H.K. Tang, Xiang M. Fan
    The emergence of a stock market in China only occurred a decade ago and it remains something of an unknown quantity to many observers and traders outside of the country. This book provides an extensive historical and empirical analysis of the Chinese stock-market, the development of which is an integral part of the process of economic modernization that began in China in the late 1970s. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  12. Electricity Reform in China, India and Russia

    Electricity Reform in China, India and Russia

    Xu Yi-Chong
    Examining the reform and restructuring of the electricity industry in China, India and Russia, this book explores the way that local conditions and institutions shape the commitment, direction and speed of public utility reform in the three countries. It questions the validity of the argument that one model for electricity reforms will work in all countries, on the grounds that the industry is the same everywhere, by examining the World Bank’s involvement in economic reforms in developing and transition economies. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  13. Globalization and Marketization in Education

    Globalization and Marketization in Education

    Ka-Ho Mok, Jason Tan
    Globalization has effected tremendous change to the character and functions of education worldwide. This unique book focuses on its impact upon Hong Kong and Singapore, and how these two East Asian Tigers have responded to the strong global tide of marketization in shaping and developing their education policies. The authors discuss the way in which increasingly prominent tides of marketization, privatization, corporatization and decentralization have influenced the governance and management of education in these two Asian economies. They aim to identify and examine the crucial socio-historical, socio-economic and socio-political factors for education reforms initiated in the two societies in recent years. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. The Economic Impacts of Population Ageing in Japan

    The Economic Impacts of Population Ageing in Japan

    Landis MacKellar, Tatiana Ermolieva, David Horlacher, Leslie Mayhew
    Whilst all of the major industrialized countries are currently experiencing population ageing, Japan is at the forefront of this demographic trend. This important new book explores the serious economic and social challenges that a rapidly ageing Japanese economy will have to overcome in the first half of the 21st century. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  15. Globalization in the Asian Region

    Globalization in the Asian Region

    Edited by Gloria Davies, Chris Nyland
    Bringing together contributors from both the university sector and business-centered research institutions, this comprehensive volume offers diverse perspectives on the impacts and consequences of globalization in different parts of the Asian region. Learn More
    2005   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  16. The Economics of Productivity in Asia and Australia

    The Economics of Productivity in Asia and Australia

    Renuka Mahadevan
    Productivity growth has long been recognised by both economists and non-economists as being necessary for all economies aspiring to raise their standard of living. Thus, Renuka Mahadevan aims to highlight the conceptual differences, advantages and disadvantages of the various total factor productivity (TFP) measures and suggests processes and strategies for choosing the best technique to draw up policies for sustainable growth. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  17. 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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  18. Globalisation and the New Terror

    Globalisation and the New Terror

    Edited by David M. Jones
    This rigorously analytical yet readable book examines trends in new terror – understood here to be the capacity of sub-state actors to secure religious or politically motivated objectives by violent means. The contributors argue that whilst the use of violence to achieve political ends is scarcely original, what distinguishes new terror is its potential for lethality. This, combined with its evolving capacity to draw upon the resources of globalisation, particularly the revolution in communications which has advanced global markets, has also rendered them, and the more developed core states in the international trading order, increasingly vulnerable to asymmetric threats. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  19. Banking and Insurance in the New China

    Banking and Insurance in the New China

    Chien-Hsun Chen, Hui-Tzu Shih
    Financial reform has been a major concern for China’s transitional economy – especially in the realms of banking and insurance – since accession to the WTO in 2001. This book scrutinizes the development and limitations of these industries during the process of institutional transformation, and demonstrates that they are now facing severe challenges as well as opportunities. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  20. Korea’s New Economic Strategy in the Globalization Era

    Korea’s New Economic Strategy in the Globalization Era

    Edited by O. Y. Kwon, Sung-Hee Jwa, Kyung-Tae Lee
    This book presents Korea’s economic strategy to meet the emerging challenges, as it recovers from the 1997 financial crisis and moves on into the globalization and information era. For important policy areas, the authors evaluate existing policies, and offer proposals for new strategic direction that can achieve sustainable and equitable economic growth for Korea. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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