Asia-Pacific Economies: A Survey / Edition 1

Asia-Pacific Economies: A Survey / Edition 1

by Anis Chowdhury, Iyanatul Islam
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415107660

ISBN-13: 9780415107662

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Islam and Chowdbury provide an overview of the major economic issues in the Asia Pacific region, as well as individual country case studies. The book is divided into 2 parts: Part I offers new insights into the core issues, the topics discussed include:
* macroeconomic management
* financial systems and domestic resources
* growth, poverty and income…  See more details below

Overview

Islam and Chowdbury provide an overview of the major economic issues in the Asia Pacific region, as well as individual country case studies. The book is divided into 2 parts: Part I offers new insights into the core issues, the topics discussed include:
* macroeconomic management
* financial systems and domestic resources
* growth, poverty and income distribution
* third wave democratization Part II provides case histories of Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and China. Each country is treated systematically, with a brief history, followed by a political and economic analysis.
Non-technical and accessible, this book is supplemented by a substantial bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415107662
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Preface
A reader's guide
Pt. IAsia-Pacific economic development: selected issues and themes
1The emergence of an integrated Asia-Pacific economy3
2Public policy and political economy26
3Macroeconomic stabilisation and economic performance41
4The financial system and economic development63
5Labour market institutions, human resources and economic performance82
6Managing the environment in rapidly industrialising economies95
7Poverty, inequality and economic development106
8Epilogue: Democracy and development in the Asia-Pacific region124
Pt. IICountry surveys: recent developments
9Republic of Korea (South Korea)155
10Taiwan (The Republic of China)170
11Hong Kong182
12Singapore194
13Indonesia209
14Malaysia222
15The Philippines239
16Thailand250
17The People's Republic of China264
Index294

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