The Economy of the Philippines: Elites, Inequalities and Economic Restructuring, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Economy of the Philippines

Elites, Inequalities and Economic Restructuring, 1st Edition

By Peter Krinks

Routledge

280 pages

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In the late 1950s, the Filipino economy could reasonably have been described as more advanced than those of its South Asian neighbours. Ever since then, however, it has consistently lagged behind and only really started to grow strongly in the mid-1990s and even then it failed to achieve the growth rates of the rest of Southeast Asia ten years earlier.

This book critically analyses the Filipino economy and attempts to explain the problems that it has faced, as well as the solutions that need to be put into practice.

This accessible and comprehensive book will be of great use to students, academics and business professionals with an interest in the economies of Asia.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of the growth economies of Asia.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General