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The Capitalist Boom: 1980–2008

Ho-fung Hung

in The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Chapter 3 exposits how the legacies of East Asian capitalism and those of Mao's socialism combine to fuel the China boom. The chapter also discusses how the China boom derives most of its energy from ... More


IT Tigers of Asia: South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Flood: The Diffusion of Information Technology Across the U.S., Europe, and Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199921553
eISBN:
9780199980406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921553.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Asian Tigers South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore are the subject of this chapter, which describes their introduction to computing and how that technology became a central export and economic ... More


The Geopolitics of Globalization: The Consequences for Development

Baldev Raj Nayar

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693034
eISBN:
9780199081783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693034.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book explores the role of geopolitics in the contemporary structuring of globalization. It looks at the nature of globalization and how it is influenced by markets and geopolitics, focusing on ... More


The Southeast Asian Emulators

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Geopolitics of Globalization: The Consequences for Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693034
eISBN:
9780199081783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693034.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Japan’s economic miracle, achieved through an export-oriented strategy, was initially regarded as an anomaly. It was finally accepted as a new model of economic growth when the Four Dragons (or Gang ... More


The Original Asian Tigers: Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Geopolitics of Globalization: The Consequences for Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693034
eISBN:
9780199081783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693034.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The so-called Asian Tigers—Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea—have achieved economic miracle status, thanks to their conscious decision to shift to export promotion in order to advance economic growth. ... More


Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia's Developmental State

Joseph Wong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450327
eISBN:
9780801463372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450327.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

After World War II, several late-developing countries registered astonishingly high growth rates under strong state direction, making use of smart investment strategies, turnkey factories, and ... More


Bridging the Gap: A New World Economic Order for Development?

Manuel Montes and Vladimir Popov

in Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter takes up the question of whether there is a plausible basis for hope that countries in all world regions and at all levels of wealth might agree to a new world order. Implicitly, the ... More


industrial policy

Michele Di Maio

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0033
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Industrial policy (IP) is one of the most controversial issues in economics. This chapter provides a concise but comprehensive discussion of this concept in the context of developing countries. The ... More


Globalization, Geopolitics, and Development

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Geopolitics of Globalization: The Consequences for Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693034
eISBN:
9780199081783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693034.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter serves as an Introduction to the book. The author distinguishes between three attitudes towards globalization; that of the agnostics, the enthusiasts, and the critics. The author then ... More


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