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The Switch in Industrial Leadership

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Korea has diversified from less to more complex diversified industries in a nonlinear fashion. This chapter suggests that cotton spinning and weaving, South Korea's leading sector in terms of ... More


The ABCS of Japanese and Korean Accumulation

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter is concerned with how acceleration in South Korean investments and exports was activated from the beginning of the 1960s, largely by exploiting its low‐wage advantage. The main emphasis ... More


The Textile Industry in India: Changing Trends and Employment Challenges

Bindu Oberoi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199469352
eISBN:
9780199087457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469352.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Indian textile industry is one of the oldest in the country, going back several centuries. The industry experienced recession from the mid-1960s to the 1980s. However, this trend is reversed ... More


Banks, Financial Markets, and Industrial Development: Lessons from the Economic Histories of Brazil and Mexico

Stephen Haber

in Latin American Macroeconomic Reforms: The Second Stage

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226302676
eISBN:
9780226302683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226302683.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The banking systems of most Latin American countries are small, concentrated, and inefficient. Financial markets do not serve as substitutes for banks: few firms can mobilize capital through the ... More


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