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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

Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Masahiko Aoki and Yujiro Hayami (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This book analyses the role of communities and markets in economic development. It is divided into three parts. Part I presents four chapters on historical and theoretical perspectives on the ... More

Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The global financial crisis of 2008/09 raised concerns that the world would move toward protectionism and isolationism. One fear was that tariffs and other barriers to international trade would ... More

Emerging GiantsChina and India in the World Economy

Emerging Giants: China and India in the World Economy

Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta, and Rajiv Kumar (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199575077
eISBN:
9780191722141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575077.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

China and India are two of the fastest growing countries in the world. The rapid growth of their economies has far-reaching implications for global living standards, poverty reduction, and ... More

Financial Systems in Developing EconomiesGrowth, Inequality and Policy Evaluation in Thailand

Financial Systems in Developing Economies: Growth, Inequality and Policy Evaluation in Thailand

Robert M. Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199533237
eISBN:
9780191594892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533237.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book evaluates the financial system of Thailand, a proto-typical developing economy. Specifically, the book evaluates the impact of financial institutions, markets, and policies on growth, ... More

Indian DevelopmentSelected Regional Perspectives

Indian Development: Selected Regional Perspectives

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292043
eISBN:
9780191684852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292043.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

India is a country of great diversity. The commonly used indicators of ‘quality of life’ (such as life expectancy, infant mortality, and literacy) vary tremendously between the different states, ... More

The Rural-Urban DivideEconomic Disparities and Interactions in China

The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

John Knight and Lina Song

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book describes and explains the remarkably large rural–urban divide in economic wellbeing that exists in China. How did it come about? How is it maintained, in the face of equilibrating market ... More

Sources of Chinese Economic Growth, 1978-1996

Sources of Chinese Economic Growth, 1978-1996

Chris Bramall

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296973
eISBN:
9780191596018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296975.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Chinese economic growth in the transition era between the deaths of Mao Zedong in 1976 and Deng Xiaoping in 1997 has been exceptionally rapid by historical and international standards. However, and ... More

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