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Growth, Structural Change, and Inequality: The Experience of Thailand

Isra Sarntisart

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the last of five country case studies on income inequality, and looks at the case of Thailand. Following on from a number of other studies, the study attempts to re‐examine the relationships ... More


Financial Development, Growth, and Regional Disparity in Post‐Reform China

Zhicheng Liang

in Inequality and Growth in Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535194
eISBN:
9780191715730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535194.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Deepening financial development and rapid economic growth in China have been accompanied by widening income disparity between the coastal and inland regions. This chapter examines the impacts of ... More


Why Is the Geography of Wealth More Unequal in Some Nations?

Mario Polèse

in The Wealth and Poverty of Regions: Why Cities Matter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226673158
eISBN:
9780226673172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673172.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the reasons behind regional disparity in wealth and why some nations have difficulty in overcoming this problem. Regional disparity can be viewed from different perspectives. A ... More


Emerging Economic, Social, and Political Tensions

Yukon Huang

in Cracking the China Conundrum: Why Conventional Economic Wisdom is Often Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190630034
eISBN:
9780190630065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630034.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses how China’s economic transformation, supported by its decentralized system of governance, has affected social outcomes and prospects for political liberalization. China’s ... More


Globalization and Education: Can the World Meet the Challenge?

Bernard Hugonnier

in Learning in the Global Era: International Perspectives on Globalization and Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254343
eISBN:
9780520941496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254343.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter calls for significant improvements in education and training, and analyses the current state of education worldwide. It explores where the global economy is headed and what nations and ... More


Inclusive Growth in India

Muchkund Dubey and Biswajit Dhar

in Democracy, Sustainable Development, and Peace: New Perspectives on South Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092346
eISBN:
9780199082834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092346.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes the economic growth process in India to show its lack of inclusiveness, then identify the various economic and social dimensions of exclusion, and suggest policy measures that ... More


The Regional Origins of Wealth: Where It All Began

Mario Polèse

in The Wealth and Poverty of Regions: Why Cities Matter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226673158
eISBN:
9780226673172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673172.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides information about the regional origins of wealth and prosperity in the preindustrial period. Differences in place prosperity existed in all great preindustrial civilizations. ... More


Chinese Political Economy and the International Economy: Linking Global, Regional, and Domestic Possibilities

R. Bin Wong

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/9780814772836.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses how domestic, regional, and global concerns intersect in Chinese thinking and mutually affect the policy choices leaders make. It starts with an examination of Chinese domestic ... More


Epilogue

Ashoka Mody

in EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199351381
eISBN:
9780190873721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199351381.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This concluding chapter argues that the EuroTragedy was that critics—outsiders and insiders—warned of the euro's economic flaws and the likely political damage it could do. Wrapped in an obsessive ... More


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