Economic Development and Cooperation in the Pacific Basin: Trade, Investment, and Environmental Issues / Edition 1

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Overview

This volume brings together contributions from leading economic analysts around the Pacific Basin, reporting on their research into three of the most important issues facing the region: trade, investment flows, and the environmental effects of economic growth.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521583664
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 504
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.34 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
1 Prelude to the Pacific Century: Overview of the Region, Leading Issues, and Methodology 3
2 Cooperative Approaches to Shifting Comparative Advantage: The Case of Bilateral Trade between the United States and Japan 37
Comment
3 Is There an Asian Export Model? 78
Comment
4 Should East Asia Go Regional? 119
Comment
5 Political Feasibility and Empirical Assessments of a Pacific Free Trade Area 160
Comment
6 Regionalism in the Pacific Basin: Strategic Interest of ASEAN in APEC 203
Comment
7 The Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: A Survey with Applications to the United States 233
Comment
8 Are Trade and Direct Investment Substitutes or Complements? An Empirical Analysis of Japanese Manufacturing Industries 251
Comment
9 Korea's Outward Foreign Direct Investment and the Division of Labor in the Asia-Pacific 297
Comment
10 China's Absorption of Foreign Direct Investment 331
Comment
11 The Impact of Foreign Investment in Indonesia: Historical Trends and Simulation Analysis 351
Comment
12 Economic Development and the Environment in China 405
Comment
13 Outward Orientation and the Environment in the Pacific Basin: Coordinated Trade and Environmental Policy Reform in Mexico 446
Comment
Index 473
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