1st Edition

Small And Mediumscale Industries In The Asean Countries
Agents Or Victims Of Economic Development?





ISBN 9780367302832
Published December 4, 2020 by Routledge
130 Pages

USD $49.95

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Preview

Book Description

Small- and Medium-Scale Industries in the ASEAN Countries is a comparative study of SMIs in the five member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), analyzing the performance of SMIs to generate income and employment.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Plant Size Structure: Static and Dynamic Issues -- Contribution to Employment, Output, and Income Generation -- The Growth Potential of SMIs -- The Impact of Economic Policy Measures on the Development of SMIs -- SMI Promotion Policies -- Impediments to SMI Development: A Micro View -- Mobilizing the Development Potential of SMIs -- Summary of Main Findings

...
View More

Author(s)

Biography

In this comparative study of SMIs in the five member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Drs. Bruch and Hiemenz use data on performance of SMIs in the 1970s to show that they can significantly contribute to industrial growth and employment creation--but success is dependent on upgrading technology and adjusting product mix.