This important collection is a timely contribution to the debate on the Asian financial crisis. With chapters written by well-established international experts in Asian economics, this book constitutes a finely judged example of the varying opinions on the matter.
'A well-written and timely book that deserves to be read by all those with a professional interest in Southeast Asia or those who want to learn more about this region.' - The Journal of Asian Studies
1. Introduction: Southeast Asia's Ersatz Miracle 2. Manufacturing Export Growth in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand 3. New Approaches to Investment Policy in the ASEAN 4 4. Technology Policies and Innovation Systems in Southeast Asia 5. Education and Economic Development in Southeast Asia: Myths and Realities 6. Growth with Equity in East Asia 7. Financial Capacity and Governance in Southeast Asia