This book is the result of a project organized by the Resource Systems Institute of the East-West Center. The goal of the project is to produce a monograph evaluating the extent to which direct foreign investment in developing countries is related to structural change in the Asia-Pacific region.
Table of Contents
Part One: Issues and Theory 1. Direct Foreign Investment and Structural Change in the Asia-Pacific Region: The Issues 2. The Theory of the Multinational Enterprise: A Common Analytical Framework Part Two: Inward Investment and Structural Change in Developing Economies 3. Foreign Firms and Structural Change in the Indonesian Manufacturing Sector 4. Foreign Firms in Promoted Industries and Structural Change in Thailand Part Three: Inward Investment and Structural Change in Newly Industrializing Countries 5. Direct Investment and Structural Change in Korean Manufacturing 6. Foreign Firms and Structural Change in Taiwan Part Four: Outward Investment and Structural Change in Industrialized Economies 7. The Rapid Increase of Direct Investment Abroad and Structural Change in Japan 8. U.S. Direct Investment in Developing Asia and Structural Adjustment in the U.S. Manufacturing Industry Part Five: Regional and Global Perspectives 9. Multinational Affiliates and the Changing Division of Labor in the Asia-Pacific Region 10. Direct Foreign Investment and Structural Change in Developing Asia 11. Multinationals and Structural Change: Implications of the Asia-Pacific Experience