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  • Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949by Kaoru Sugihara

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 174.99

    Modern Asian economic history has often been written in terms of Western impact and Asia's response to it. This volume argues that the growth of intra-regional trade, migration, and capital and money flows was a crucial factor that determined the course of East Asian economic development.Twelve chapters are organized around three main themes. First,... more...

  • World Development Indicators 2011by World Bank Group

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 49.99

    Looking for accurate, up-to-date data on development issues? 'World Development Indicators' is the World Bank's premier annual compilation of data about development. This indispensable statistical reference allows you to consult over 800 indicators for more than 150 economies and 14 country groups in more than 90 tables. It provides a current... more...

  • Sustainability of Thailand's Competitivenessby Patarapong Intarakumnerd; Yveline Lecler

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 74.90

    Competitiveness of a country requires continuous upgrading and, sometimes, major transformation. Thailand is at the crossroad. It can no longer pursue a strategy based on low-cost advantages, but its capability achievements are still too low to become an advanced economy. This book points out weaknesses of Thailand's national innovation system... more...

  • The Indonesian Crisisby Aris Ananta

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2002; US$ 44.90

    The book focuses on the impact of the 1997-99 economic crisis on human development in Indonesia, especially in 1998, its worst year. Based on the definition used by the UNDP, human development is analysed as covering human capital (education and health) and purchasing power. In this book, the concept of human capital is broadened to include freedom... more...

  • Asian Development Experience Vol 3by Ryokichi Hirono

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 33.00

    As ASEAN Vision 2020 proclaims, the members of ASEAN have achieved remarkable success in economic growth, stability and poverty reduction, over the past decades. There are, however, still diverse debates as to the factors which contributed to the success, with no conclusive assessment.This volume reviews the domestic reforms effectively introduced... more...

  • Asian Development Experience Vol 1by Hirohisa Kohama

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 43.90

    This book investigates the effects of Japan’s foreign aid for development, trade and FDI in ASEAN economies from various perspectives, including: the historical implications of Japan’s involvement; agricultural exports; the development patterns of the Southeast Asian economies; the formation of international production and distribution networks;... more...

  • Rural Investment Climate in Indonesiaby Neil McCulloch

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 74.90

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the constraints facing the development of rural non-farm enterprises in Indonesia. Recent years have seen a substantial effort by the Indonesian government to improve the investment climate. To date, much of this effort has focused on the constraints faced by businesses at the national level. However,... more...

  • Economic Development of Myanmarby Myat Thein

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 29.90

    There are a number of excellent studies by eminent Myanmar economists as well as scholars from abroad covering different post-war periods and/or various aspects of development in Myanmar. What this book does is to bring them altogether, as it were, under one roof by recasting bits and pieces of their work according to the author’s own understanding.... more...

  • Asian Development Experience Vol 2by Yasutani Shimomura

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 65.90

    This volume investigates the “missing link”, the complicated realities of the relations between governance and development through case studies of ASEAN countries. Its main objective is to explore a theoretical framework to overcoming the limitations of mainstream approaches by employing case studies on decentralization, crisis management,... more...

  • Brick by Brickby Denis Hew Wei-Yen

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 68.90

    Against the backdrop of significant developments in regional economic cooperation and integration over the past decade, this book presents some of the key challenges facing ASEAN as it embarks on a bold and ambitious project to establish an ASEAN Economic Community by 2015. Organized under the auspices of the ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation... more...