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Author Amsden, Alice H

Title Asia's Next Giant : South Korea and Late Industrialization
Published Cary : Oxford University Press, USA, 1989
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Description 1 online resource (396 pages)
Contents ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Tables and Figures""; ""1. Industrializing through Learning""; ""The Case of Korea""; ""Learning: A New Mode of Industrialization""; ""The Relative Speeds of Industrializations""; ""Korea as a Special Case of Late Industrialization""; ""The State""; ""The Process of Catching Up""; ""Overcoming Technological Ignorance: From Rent-Seeking to Investing""; ""Plan of the Book""; ""PART I: The State and Business: History and Policies""; ""2. A History of Backwardness""; ""The Retarding Effects of a Weak State""; ""The Yi Dynasty""; ""The Contradictions of Modernization""
""Developmentalism: A Research Agenda""""Competition in Late Industrialization and the Growth Dynamic""; ""The Diversified Business Group""; ""The Growth-Productivity Dynamic in Late Industrialization""; ""“Wrong� Prices, Right Direction?""; ""Conclusion""; ""PART II: Professional Management and Human Resources""; ""7. The Rise of Salaried Engineers: Automobile Manufacturing""; ""The Salaried Engineer and Firm Differentiation""; ""The Small- and Medium-Size Firm""; ""The Modern Industrial Enterprise""; ""Learning at the Hyundai Motor Company (HMC)""
""Japan's Influence on Korea's Small- and Medium-Size Firm""""The Subcontracting Network of the Hyundai Motor Company (HMC)""; ""Subcontracting: A Summary""; ""8. The Paradox of “Unlimited� Labor and Rising Wages""; ""Labor in Late Industrialization""; ""Labor Supply""; ""The Rate of Pay""; ""The Reasons Behind Rising Real Wages""; ""The Skills of the New Labor Aristocracy of Late Industrialization""; ""Conclusion""; ""9. The Boom in Education""; ""Late Industrialization and the Level of Education""; ""The Ambiguities of Korea's Outstanding Investments in Education""
""The Cold War""""Aid and the Origins of the Diversified Business Group""; ""Three Contending Views""; ""Conclusion""; ""Appendix 2-1""; ""3. The ABCs of Japanese and Korean Accumulation""; ""Competitive Advantage in Korea versus in Japan""; ""The Emergence of an International Division of Labor""; ""The Model of Accumulation""; ""Trade Policies""; ""Investment Policy""; ""Conclusion""; ""Appendix 3-1""; ""4. The Dynamics of Growth""; ""The Three Facets of Growth""; ""The Government as Entrepreneur""; ""Government Short-Run Economic Policies""; ""The Key to Recovery: High Productivity""
""The Growth-Productivity Dynamic of Late Industrialization""""Conclusion""; ""5. The Spiraling of Market Power""; ""Monopoly, Competition, and Liberalization: An Overview""; ""Market Concentration""; ""Corporate Strategy Toward Diversification""; ""Discipline of Monopoly Power""; ""Conclusion""; ""6. Getting Relative Prices “Wrong�: A Summary""; ""Failure of the Market Paradigm""; ""The Insufficiency of the Schumpeterian Alternative""; ""The Historical Record: Deliberately Getting Relative Prices “Wrong�""; ""When “Wrong� Is Right""; ""The Disciplinary Mechanism""
Notes ""The Educational Level of Production Workers""
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ISBN 0198022476