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Title:
How Asia works : success and failure in the world's most dynamic region
Author:
Studwell, Joe.
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Publication Information:
New York : Grove Press, [2013]

©2013
Physical Description:
xxviii, 366 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
A provocative look at what has worked - and what hasn't - in East Asian economics. It explores how policies ridiculed by economists created titans in Japan Korea and Taiwan, and are now behind the rise of China, while the best advice the West could offer sold its allies in south-east Asia down the economic river.
General Note:
Originally published: London : Profile, 2013.
Language:
English
Contents:
Pt. 1. Land : the triumph of gardening. Journey 1: Tokyo to Niigata ; Journey 2: Negros occidental -- pt. 2. Manufacturing : the victory of the historians. Journey 3: Seoul to Pohang and Ulsan ; Journey 4: Across Malaysia -- pt. 3. Finance : the merits of a short leash. Journey 5: Jakarta -- pt. 4. Where China fits in -- Epilogue: Learning to lie.
ISBN:
9780802119599
Format :
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