1st Edition

Asia-Pacific Economies A Survey

By Anis Chowdhury, Iyanatul Islam Copyright 1997
    320 Pages
    by Routledge

    Islam and Chowdbury provide an overview of the major economic issues in the Asia Pacific region, as well as individual country case studies. The book is divided into 2 parts: Part I offers new insights into the core issues, the topics discussed include:
    * macroeconomic management
    * financial systems and domestic resources
    * growth, poverty and income distribution
    * third wave democratization
    Part II provides case histories of Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and China. Each country is treated systematically, with a brief history, followed by a political and economic analysis.
    Non-technical and accessible, this book is supplemented by a substantial bibliography.


    Anis Chowdhury, Iyanatul Islam