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  • 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...

  • Narratives of Chinese Economic Reformsby Xiaobo Zhang; Shenggen Fan; Arjan de Haan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 121.00

    Rapid growth in the Chinese economy over the past three decades poses puzzles and challenges to neo-classical economic theory, as policies implemented during the reform process were often unorthodox. Although the Chinese experience has been widely studied, myths and questions about these reforms remain. To fill in the knowledge gap, and to inform a... more...

  • Investing in Human Capital for Economic Development in Chinaby Gordon G. Liu; Shufang Zhang; Zongyi Zhang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 186.00

    This book is a reflection of the current research that explores the mechanism, dynamics and evidence of the impact of human capital on economic development and social well-being in modern China. Composed of keynote speeches and selected papers from The 2005 International Conference of the Chinese Economists Society, it tracks the latest understanding... more...