Manufacturing Competitiveness in Asia
How Internationally Competitive National Firms and Industries Developed in East Asia
Edited by K. S. Jomo
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Manufacturing Competitiveness in Asia by K. S. Jomo
Book DescriptionThere are competing theories to explain the reasons behind the international competitiveness of manufacturing in Asia. Analysing these different theories will bring important lessons, not just for Asia, but for developing economies the world over. This lucid book studies industries and firms in East Asia and examines the major determinants of their economic performance. With contributions from such leading thinkers as Ha-Joon Chang and Rajah Rasiah, the book covers such themes as: *industrial policy and East Asia *Taiwan's information technology industry *The role of the government in technological capability building Manufacturing Competitiveness in Asia touches on many important themes and issues and as such will be of great interest to students, academics and policy-makers involved in industrial economics, international trade and Asian studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415299220
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - K. S. Jomo
Jomo K. S.. is Professor in the Applied Economics Department of the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Another of his books, Southeast Asian Paper Tigers? is also published by Routledge in 2003.
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