Technology, Economic Security, State, and the Political Economy of Economic Networks: A Historical and Comparative Research on the Evolution of Economic Networks in Taiwan and Japan

Technology, Economic Security, State, and the Political Economy of Economic Networks: A Historical and Comparative Research on the Evolution of Economic Networks in Taiwan and Japan

by Huei-Huang Wang
     
 

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Technology, Economic Security, State, and the Political Economy of Economic Networks unveils the motivation behind many of the economic actions of Asian countries at a time when the struggling Asian economies draw interest from around the world. Using the very different economic systems of Taiwan and Japan, it traces the influence of strategic decisions to the… See more details below

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Technology, Economic Security, State, and the Political Economy of Economic Networks unveils the motivation behind many of the economic actions of Asian countries at a time when the struggling Asian economies draw interest from around the world. Using the very different economic systems of Taiwan and Japan, it traces the influence of strategic decisions to the economic insecurity in these countries. This insecurity, driven by the lack of natural resources and political dominance of the governments of Taiwan and Japan directs the development of economic networks and high levels of competition. Here, for the first time, is not only a description of the economic structure of Asian countries, but also the cultural and political influences that force the types of decisions that are made in those countries and create the economic structure.

Author Biography: Huei-Huang Wang is an associate research fellow at the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research.

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ISBN-13:
9780761810216
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
06/25/1998
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.72(h) x 0.92(d)

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