Manufacturing Competitiveness In Asia

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There are competing theories to explain the reasons behind the international competitiveness of manufacturing in Asia. Analysing these different theories will bring important lessons, not just for Asia, but for developing economies the world over.
This lucid book studies industries and firms in East Asia and examines the major determinants of their economic performance. With contributions from such leading ...
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Manufacturing Competitiveness in Asia: How Internationally Competitive National Firms and Industries Developed in East Asia

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Overview

There are competing theories to explain the reasons behind the international competitiveness of manufacturing in Asia. Analysing these different theories will bring important lessons, not just for Asia, but for developing economies the world over.
This lucid book studies industries and firms in East Asia and examines the major determinants of their economic performance. With contributions from such leading thinkers as Ha-Joon Chang and Rajah Rasiah, the book covers such themes as:
*industrial policy and East Asia
*Taiwan's information technology industry
*The role of the government in technological capability building
Manufacturing Competitiveness in Asia touches on many important themes and issues and as such will be of great interest to students, academics and policy-makers involved in industrial economics, international trade and Asian studies.
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Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
1 Introduction 1
2 Industrial policy and East Asia: the miracle, the crisis and the future 18
3 Behind POSCO'S success: the role of government in technology capability building 41
4 Taiwan's information technology industry 75
5 Industrial policy and the emergence of internationally competitive manufacturing firms in Malaysia 106
6 Economic policy and selective industrial development in Thailand: the Thai gems and jewellery industry and the Siam Cement Group 173
Index 211
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