Indonesia's Industrial Transformation

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Review

"It is a necessary addition to the shelf of any student or scholar of the modern Indonesian economy" (Indonesia).

About the Publication

Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous nation, has experienced a remarkable economic transformation over the past 30 years. In the mid 1960s it was one of the poorest countries in the developing world, but by the 1990s it had joined the group of Asian 'tiger' economies. This set of essays examines the record of industrialization, which has been central to Indonesia's rapid development. Successive sections provide an overview of the industrialization process, case studies of selected industries, the contribution of foreign investment and technological development, the role of small-medium industry, and a range of industrial policy issues. Drawing on the country's much improved statistical base, this empirically oriented volume highlights both the achievements of the 'New Order' regime and the many challenges which lie ahead.
          
          
          
          
          

Contents

Preliminary pages
1. Introduction
2. Indonesian Industrialization: An Overview
3. What Happened to Industrial Structure during the Deregulation Era?
4. The Garment and Textile Industries
5. The Aerospace Industry in Indonesia and Singapore
6. Determinants of Foreign Ownership in Manufacturing
7. Some Neglected Issues in Factor Proportions and Ownership
8. A Great Leap Forward? Technology Development and Policy Issues
9. Choice of Technique in the Weaving Industry
10. Small Enterprise and Firm-Level Technical Efficiency in the Garment Industry
11. Small–Medium Enterprise and Rapid Industrialization: The ASEAN Experience
12. Industrial Policy and Performance: 'Orthodoxy' Vindicated
13. State Enterprises in a Competitive Industry: The Weaving Industry
14. The Political Economy of Manufacturing Protection
References, Author Index, Subject Index, The Author

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