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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


Breaking the Link between Production and CO2 Emissions in China’s Cement Industry: The Role of Technological Learning

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Since 1978 China’s cement industry has experienced a technological transformation as domestically engineered and produced, state-of-the-art, large-scale rotary kiln cement production lines replaced ... More


China’s Technological Catch-Up in Comparative Perspective

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

This chapter compares drivers of energy use and CO2 emissions in China and Indonesia. Given the potential for technological lock-in associated with investments in the energy sector and in industry, ... More


China’s Industrial Development Strategy and Energy Use

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Industrial development in China is the result of an evolving search for a strategy consonant with social and political conditions that also meets economic development objectives. Once weaknesses with ... More


Determinants of Energy Intensity

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Individual industry estimates of CO2 savings may not be particularly good at separating out the impact of scale, technology, and price effects on energy efficiency and CO2 intensity. Econometric ... More


Conclusions

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Over three decades, China modernized the aluminum, cement, iron and steel, and paper industries. It provided incentives and reformed institutions to encourage enterprises to adopt state-of-the-art ... More


Introduction

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Since the onset of economic reforms in 1978, China has been remarkably successful in reducing the CO2 intensity of GDP and industrial production despite a rising share of energy-intensive industries ... More


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