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Author Li, Kui Wai.

Title Capitalist development and economism in East Asia : the rise of Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and South Korea / Kui-Wai Li
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 300 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 35
Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia ; 35
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Economism and development; The expansion of the East Asian economic pie; Growth, inequality, and the survival cost; Economic fertilizer and the government; The external dimension: a necessary condition; The law of first opportunity in economic growth; Economism and political regimes; The Asian financial crisis; A challenge to economism: Hong Kong's sovereignty reversion; Asia is no miracle; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Taking a conceptual approach, this book studies the economic development of the four East Asian economies since 1950. This work will be of interest to scholars in East Asian economics, and those interested in modern economic development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-296) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Capitalism -- East Asia -- Case studies.
Income distribution -- East Asia -- Case studies.
Investments, Foreign -- East Asia -- Case studies.
Far East -- Economic policy -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001048175
ISBN 020316654X (electronic bk.)
9780203166543 (electronic bk.)