This book explores the foundation and nature of the relationship between capitalist accumulation and the state in East Asia and Latin America that has profoundly influenced industrialization and macroeconomic performance. Scholars from both sides of the Pacific offer critical perspectives on the differing fates of the two regions, especially over t
Financial liberalization in Latin American and East Asian countries, Antonio Gutierrez Perez; globalization and technology acquisition by the developing countries of East Asia, Anuwar Ali; trade liberalization and income distribution - lessons for Mexico from East Asia, Diana Alarcon-Gonzalez; the idea of national economic integration and the experience of Korean development, Dae-Hwan Kim; agricultural reforms in Taiwan and South Korea, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao; the political economy of industrial policy in South Korea and Taiwan, Tan Kock Wah; China and Mexico - comparable development strategies, disparate results, Victor D. Lippit; state intervention, rents and Malaysian industrialization, Rajah Rasiah; Japanese investments and technology transfer to Malaysia, Lynne E. Guyton; the economic development of Guangdong and its impact on Hong Kong and Taiwan, Thomas M.H. Chan; merchants, small employers and a non-interventionist state - Hong Kong as a case of unorganized late industrialization, Tai-lok Lui and Stephen W.K. Chiu.