East Asian Economies: Transformation and Challenges

East Asian Economies: Transformation and Challenges
Date of publication:  1995
Publisher:  Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Number of pages:  340
Code:  BM145

About the publication

East Asia is regarded as growth center in the world today, even as political tension in that region remains high. Economic growth has spilled over from Japan to the Asian newly industrialized economies, as well as to the middle-income countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) through foreign trade and investment. Despite economic growth, an East Asian multilateral security scheme was never created. Will this situation change in the new international environment? With these trends in mind, the collection of articles in this volume sheds light on economic and political issues of natural in East Asia. The articles discuss a comprehensive range of topics:Macroeconomic performance,foreign direct investment, trade policies, financial markets, security arrangements, surveys of recent developments in South Korea, People's Republic of China, and Taiwan.Integration within ASEAN focusing on AFTA and sub-regional co-operation. Integration of Indochinese economies in to greater Southeast Asian markets.


  • East Asian Economies: Transformation and Challenges
    [Whole Publication, ISBN: 9789814379489]
  • Preliminary pages
  • 1. Introduction: East Asian Economies in Transformation, by Sueo Sekiguchi, Toshihiko Kawagoe, authors
  • 2. East Asian Security Issues in the Post-Cold War Era, by Seiji Endo, author
  • 3. Macroeconomic Performance of Developing Economies: A Comparison of Korea, Thailand & the Philippines since 1966, by Takahiko Mutoh, author
  • 4. DFI & Technology Transfer in East Asia: Policies & Their Consequences, by Sueo Sekiguchi, author
  • 5. Financial Liberalization in Asian Countries, by Hiroshi Kitagawa, author
  • 6. East Asian Trade & Investment Policies, by Makoto Sakurai, author
  • 7. East Asian Agricultural Trade & Protectionism, by Toshihiko Kawagoe, author
  • 8. International Labour Migration & Economic Development Under Increasing Returns to Scale, by Hideki Konishi, author
  • 9. Progress & Issues in ASEAN Economic Integration, by Chia Siow Yue , author
  • 10. ASEAN-Indochina Relations: Prospects & Scope for Enhanced Economic Cooperation, by Lim Chee Peng, author
  • 11. The Korean Economy in Distress: Major Issues & Challenges in the 1990s, by Wan-Soon Kim, author
  • 12. China's Open Policy & its Return to GATT, by Zhang Xian-Chun, author
  • 13. Prospects & Policy Options from Taiwan's Perspective, by Wen-Jeng Kuo, author
  • Contributors

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