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The Nation and Economic Growth: The Philippines and Thailand
     

The Nation and Economic Growth: The Philippines and Thailand

by Kunio Yoshihara
 

This comparative study of the Philippines and Thailand highlights the impact of non-economic institutions and cultural, kinship, and political values on economic performance. The author elucidates the response of both countries to the economic dominance of the Chinese minority and their attitude towards foreign investment. He also analyzes their approach towards

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This comparative study of the Philippines and Thailand highlights the impact of non-economic institutions and cultural, kinship, and political values on economic performance. The author elucidates the response of both countries to the economic dominance of the Chinese minority and their attitude towards foreign investment. He also analyzes their approach towards trade and tariffs, the Communist insurgency, Muslim separatism, military coups, and serious crime. Culminating in a discourse on traditional values, this stimulating study explores the economic evolutions of these two rising powers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789676530547
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/23/1995
Series:
South-East Asian Social Science Monographs Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.88(d)

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