Emergent Economies, Divergent Paths: Economic Organization and International Trade in South Korea and Taiwan

Emergent Economies, Divergent Paths: Economic Organization and International Trade in South Korea and Taiwan

by Robert C. Feenstra, Gary G. Hamilton
     
 

This book, first published in 2006, offers an explanation of the development paths of post-World War II Korea and Taiwan.See more details below

Overview

This book, first published in 2006, offers an explanation of the development paths of post-World War II Korea and Taiwan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521622097
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences Series, #29
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. Business Groups and Economic Organization: 1. The problem of economic organization; 2. Interpreting business groups in South Korea and Taiwan; 3. A model of business groups: the interaction of authority and market power in the context of competitive economic activity; 4. Economic organization in South Korea and Taiwan: a first test of the model; Part II. Emergence and Divergence of the Economies: 5. The origins of capitalist economic organization; 6. The rise of intermediary demand: a reassessment of the 'Asian miracle'; 7. Global matching, demand responsiveness, and the emergence of divergent economies; 8. Trade performance of South Korea and Taiwan: a second test of the model; Conclusions; Appendix A. Mathematical model of business groups; Appendix B. Examples of differential pricing practices of Korean groups; Appendix C. Hypothesis tests of the model; Appendix D. The role of debt in the Korean financial crisis, 1997; References; Index.

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