The Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) forum was established as a regional grouping in 1989 to deal with the issues arising from growing regional interdependence. Its stated aim is to build ‘a prosperous Asia-Pacific through free and open trade and investment’ and it now has twenty-one...
Published March 21st 2007 by Routledge
This book sets out the problems of measuring the effects of technological change on economic progress by using the internet in the Asia-Pacific region as a case study. Corporate and industry experience, including changing business organization and new regulatory issues are explored as well as...
Published March 5th 2007 by Routledge
Beyond Japan Inc.
Series: Politics in Asia
Japan Inc was once used to describe the powerful political and economic system that delivers Japan's transformation to an industrial power. This book is about the breakdown and failure of policy coherence in Japan in the 1990s and how the political economy of Japan has changed in response. The...
Published November 27th 2002 by Routledge
This volume provides a detailed up-to-date analysis of the strategic issues and policy options of China's accession to the WTO. Quantitative analysis demonstrates how tariff reduction resulting from China's accession to the WTO will benefit the Chinese economy as well as the rest of the world. The...
Published September 27th 2000 by Routledge
This exciting sequel to East Asia in Crisis offers a completely up-to-date assessment of the progress of East Asian recovery, including coverage of the controversial topic of the role of the state in East Asian development. Featuring an outstanding line-up of international contributors, many of...
Published August 23rd 2000 by Routledge
This timely collection offers an indispensable work of reference to all those interested in the contemporary development of one of the world's largest and most influential economies. The set addresses key issues for the Japanese economy in the post-war decades, including:* the relationship between...
Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge
Is the Japanese economy really unique? This set collects the major English language contributions to the theories of the structure and performance of the Japanese economy in the twentieth century. It covers a wide range of topics including: * Japan before the Pacific War* post-war growth* trading...
Published June 24th 1998 by Routledge