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  1. Handbook on the South Asian Economies

    Handbook on the South Asian Economies

    Edited by Anis Chowdhury, Wahiduddin Mahmud
    This Handbook on the South Asian Economies (a companion to the Handbook on the Northeast and Southeast Asian Economies) is a comprehensive and unique collection of original studies on the economic and social development of countries in South Asia. The analytical narratives draw upon a wide range of extant literature in an easily accessible way, whilst highlighting the impact of socio-political factors on economic outcomes. The introductory chapter by the editors provides a comprehensive survey of the main features of South Asian economic development, especially in respect of the policy reforms since the late 1970s. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  2. Imagining Globalisation in China

    Imagining Globalisation in China

    Nick Knight
    This comprehensive book analyses debates on globalisation in China, focusing on the consequences of globalisation for the ideological, political and cultural realms. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  3. China’s New Industrialization Strategy

    China’s New Industrialization Strategy

    Y. Y. Kueh
    Deng Xiaoping’s economic strategy is widely regarded as a complete anathema to Mao’s, but this study strongly argues that without the material foundations laid by Mao, it would have been very difficult for Deng to launch his reform and open-door policy. Deng basically shared Mao’s aspirations and approach in pursuit of China’s industrialization, and this had in fact helped to condition him to the successful gradualist methodology. Deng lost patience at times and resorted to the ‘big bang’ strategy, only to fail miserably. Taken together, the book tells a new story about the economics of China’s transition. This is a highly thought-provoking study, blending institutional and convincing statistical analysis. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  4. International Business in Korea

    International Business in Korea

    O. Y. Kwon
    The study assesses that the South Korean market and business practices will maintain some sui generis characteristics because of the country’s idiosyncratic culture and singular form of institutional development in the recent past. The book contains comprehensive analysis of macro-level topics (such as business opportunities, cultural influence, country risk and market configuration) and micro-level topics (including business negotiation, business ethics, management of international joint ventures and the management system). Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  5. Policy Reform and Chinese Markets

    Policy Reform and Chinese Markets

    Edited by Belton M. Fleisher, Nicholas C. Hope, Anita A. Pena, Dennis T. Yang
    The evolution of China’s market economy is one of the most important developments in the world economy in the twenty-first century. The diverse contributors to this book provide a unique set of essays that evaluate legal, regulatory, and economic aspects of China’s transition from planned to market economy. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  6. Regional Trade Agreements in Asia

    Regional Trade Agreements in Asia

    Edited by Tran Van Hoa, Charles Harvie
    Tran Van Hoa and Charles Harvie present this original study of the likely effects of new regional development. The first East Asia Summit in 2005 prompted discussions of enlargement of ASEAN free trade agreements to include all major trading blocs and their likely regional and global implications. The contributors to this book, internationally renowned experts from ASEAN, East Asia, India and Oceania, analyse the probable impacts of this expansion on trade, investment, development, poverty and economic growth and integration. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  7. Multinational Enterprises and Emerging Challenges of the 21st Century

    Multinational Enterprises and Emerging Challenges of the 21st Century

    Edited by John H. Dunning, Tsai-Mei Lin
    A cast of prestigious international business scholars explores here the emerging challenges and issues facing multinational enterprises. The book integrates the latest theories, thoughts and empirical evidence along with several case studies in international business in the 21st century. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  8. The Making of China’s Exchange Rate Policy

    The Making of China’s Exchange Rate Policy

    Leong H. Liew, Harry X. Wu
    During Asia’s financial crisis, the attention of policymakers was focused on China’s exchange rate policy. Post-crisis, this interest has increased further due to China’s growing influence in world trade and investment. However, the process of policy making in China is still opaque, creating demand for further research on how China formulates exchange rate policy. This book examines the major factors influencing China’s exchange rate policy from the foundation of the People’s Republic to the present. It analyses how national economic and political priorities, international influences, domestic and institutional interests and new constraints imposed by China’s rapidly globalising post-Mao economy determine exchange rate policy. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Sustainable Growth and Economic Development

    Sustainable Growth and Economic Development

    Reunka Mahadevan
    This book provides an insight into some of the efforts and actions taken by the rapidly developing economy of Malaysia towards its ‘Vision 2020’ of becoming a developed country. Renuka Mahadevan explores whether the vision can become reality and not just remain a dream. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. Technical Progress and Economic Growth

    Technical Progress and Economic Growth

    Ranald J. Taylor
    Most of the studies conducted to examine the growth performance of many developing economies are based on the traditional neoclassical growth frameworks. This book takes an alternative path. It employs a blend of historical, neoclassical, Kaldorian, and endogenous growth frameworks to shed further light on the growth process. Whereas most cross-sectional growth analyses tend to focus only on the steady state, this volume is one of the relative few that attempt to trace the whole growth path. In doing so, it addresses a number of important factors and issues associated with economic growth, and aims to answer to one of the hardest and most fundamental questions – how do we get poor developing countries on the path to sustained growth? Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  11. Sustainable Automobile Transport

    Sustainable Automobile Transport

    Lisa Ryan, Hal Turton
    Transport, and in particular road transport, represents a significant global threat to long-term sustainable development, and is one of the fastest-growing consumers of final energy and sources of greenhouse gas emissions. In this book, long-term energy–economy–environment scenarios are used to identify the key technological developments required to address the challenges passenger car transport poses to climate change mitigation and energy security. It also considers possible targets for policy support and examines some of the elements that contribute to the significant levels of uncertainty – particularly social and political conditions. The book then builds on this long-term scenario analysis with a broad review of recent empirical examples of relevant policy implementation to identify near-term options for the passenger transportation sector which may promote a shift towards a more sustainable transport system over the longer term. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  12. Productivity in Asia

    Productivity in Asia

    Edited by Dale Jorgenson, Masahiro Kuroda, Kazuyuki Motohashi
    The outstanding economic performance of East Asian countries has been investigated in numerous studies. However, most comparative studies analyze macro-level productivity. In this book, the productivity performance of China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and the United States are compared at industry level. The work is a result of an international collaborative research project by RIETI (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry), Japan. The total factor productivity growth and level amongst these five countries sheds new light on the industrial competitiveness of growing Asian economies compared to Japan and the United States. In addition, this book provides detailed information on productivity datasets for these five countries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. The Korean Economy

    The Korean Economy

    Wan-Soon Kim, You-il Lee
    The Korean Economy examines how Korea’s inward FDI-led globalization, particularly since the financial crisis of 1997, has been experienced, understood, managed and often strongly resisted in various economic, social and cultural domains. It is an in-depth analysis combining perspectives from politics and economics, examining a number of grievances as seen through the eyes of actual foreign investors operating in Korea. The authors argue that it is precisely these obstacles that need to be addressed if Korea is to live up to its full potential in terms of becoming a truly attractive magnet for FDI and comprehensively integrating into the global economy. The authors make a convincing case that the challenges Korea currently faces are by no means limited to institutional and policy reforms, but rather are entrenched in an anti-globalization mindset shared by all sectors of society. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Asian Firms

    Asian Firms

    Frank B. Tipton
    Frank Tipton’s book is a comparative study of the management structures of Asian firms. As Asian economies continue to expand, the management of Asian firms becomes ever more important, whether they are suppliers, customers, partners, or rivals. As the author argues, Asian firms are very different from their Western counterparts, and these differences reflect the variations in national history and institutions within which they operate. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  15. Economic Analysis of Law in China

    Economic Analysis of Law in China

    Edited by Thomas Eger, Michael Faure, Zhang Naigen
    This book comprises contributions on recent developments in China from a law and economics perspective. For the first time Chinese and European scholars jointly discuss some important attributes of China’s legal and economic system, and some recent problems, from this particular viewpoint. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  16. The Dynamics of Chinese Regional Development

    The Dynamics of Chinese Regional Development

    Jane Golley
    This book surveys the competing, or sometimes complementary, roles of the state and the market in shaping China’s pattern of regional development during the Communist era. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  17. Crisis or Recovery in Japan

    Crisis or Recovery in Japan

    Edited by David Bailey, Dan Coffey, Phil Tomlinson
    This innovative and multidisciplinary book explores Japan’s economic crisis and recovery. Specifically, it analyses the role of corporations, the state, macroeconomic and industrial policy, and the changing status of Japan as an economic role model. The contributors list comprises an international panel of economists, political scientists and international relations specialists. From vantage points across Japan, North America and Europe, they bring together a collection of original studies considering Japan’s economic malaise and the potential for sustained recovery. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  18. Handbook on the Northeast and Southeast Asian Economies

    Handbook on the Northeast and Southeast Asian Economies

    Edited by Anis Chowdhury, Iyanatul Islam
    This original Handbook on the Northeast and Southeast Asian Economies provides a broad overview of economic and social developments in the countries covered (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, North Korea, The Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Viet Nam). The analytical narratives on the economic transformation of these economies draw on existing literature, and highlight the interactions of socio-political factors. They examine the role of economic policies and the influence exerted by historical and political circumstances. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 217.00   Web: $ 195.30
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  19. The Chinese Economy in the 21st Century

    The Chinese Economy in the 21st Century

    Edited by Barbara Krug, Hans Hendrischke
    China’s long-term economic success is driven by new firms, new sectors and new business practices. This book explores the establishment of new private firms and listed companies, the development of knowledge industries, in particular the IT and banking sectors and the co-evolution of public governance and business institutions. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  20. The Dynamics of Regional Development

    The Dynamics of Regional Development

    Edited by Arsenio M. Balisacan, Hal Hill
    A decade and a half since the Philippines embarked on a major program of decentralization, the authors of this book have undertaken a detailed examination of all aspects of the nation’s regional dynamics and policies. Their analysis extends to comparable experiences in East Asia, particularly China and Indonesia. The lessons of this book are relevant not only for an audience interested in the Philippines – a large developing nation with a population soon to exceed 100 million people – but also for many other developing countries now embarking on decentralization programs. The book therefore has broad international appeal. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 208.00   Web: $ 187.20
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