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After-Development DynamicsSouth Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

After-Development Dynamics: South Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia

Anthony P. D'Costa (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198729433
eISBN:
9780191796340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729433.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

South Korea’s economic development trajectory has been widely studied and is well understood. From an impoverished war-torn nation, the country has progressed on all fronts, including a ten-fold ... More

The Aid LabUnderstanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

The Aid Lab: Understanding Bangladesh’s Unexpected Success

Naomi Hossain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198785507
eISBN:
9780191827419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

From an unpromising start as ‘the basket case’ to present-day plaudits for its human development achievements, Bangladesh plays an ideological role in the contemporary world order, offering proof ... More

Asia's Next GiantSouth Korea and Late Industrialization

Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Alice H. Amsden

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

South Korea has been quietly growing into a major economic force that is even challenging some Japanese industries. This book examines South Korean economic growth as an example of “late ... More

Between Monopoly and Free TradeThe English East India Company, 1600-1757

Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Emily Erikson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159065
eISBN:
9781400850334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159065.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The English East India Company was one of the most powerful and enduring organizations in history. This book locates the source of that success in the innovative policy by which the Company's Court ... More

Capitalizing China

Capitalizing China

Joseph P. H. Fan and Randall Morck (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226237244
eISBN:
9780226237268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237268.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

China's economic boom over the last two decades has taken many analysts by surprise, given the ongoing role of central government planning. China's current growth trajectory suggests that the size of ... More

China and CapitalismA History of Business Enterprise in Modern China

China and Capitalism: A History of Business Enterprise in Modern China

David Faure

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097834
eISBN:
9789882206694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097834.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book provides an original, clear approach to the development of business in China from 1500 to the 1990s, and sheds new light on the strengths and weaknesses of Chinese business today. The book ... More

China ModernizesThreat to the West or Model for the Rest?

China Modernizes: Threat to the West or Model for the Rest?

Randall Peerenboom

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226122
eISBN:
9780191696183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226122.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Two sharply contrasting views of China exist today. On the one hand a rising superpower predicted to have the largest economy in the world by mid century, on the other hand a brutal, anachronistic ... More

China, Asia, and the New World Economy

China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Barry Eichengreen, Yung Chul Park, and Charles Wyplosz (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rise of Asia, and China specifically, is the single most important force reshaping the world economy at the beginning of the 21st century. From a low of 20% in 1950, Asia's share of global GDP ... More

China's GrowthThe Making of an Economic Superpower

China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Linda Yueh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199205783
eISBN:
9780191752018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205783.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

China’s economic growth has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world to its second largest economy. The drivers of growth remain elusive, as the country is affected by both its ... More

China's Pan-Pearl River DeltaRegional Cooperation and Development

China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Anthony G. O. Yeh and Jiang Xu (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Cities and regions in Asia are facing problems that cannot be adequately managed by traditional urban planning. Competition and local protectionism have often hindered infrastructural development and ... More

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