Economic Development in East Asia

By E. Stuart Kirby

© 2011 – Routledge

256 pages

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About the Book

First published in 1967, this influential study reviews the economic development of 15 countries from East Asia in the period between 1945 and 1965. It deals with a wide variety of factors influencing the development of the region, including the influence of foreign governments (both international aid and foreign trade); population development; industrialisation; transport and communication infrastructure; and the impact of economic development upon the population of East Asia.

Table of Contents

1. Asian Perspectives 2. Population pressure 3. Food Shortage 4. Foreign Trade 5. The Raw Material Base 6. Industrialization 7. Transport and communications 8. National Budgets 9. Economic Planning 10. International Aid 11. The Results for the Asians

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Development

Routledge Library Editions: Development will re-issue works which address economic, political and social aspects of development. Published over more than four decades these books trace the emergence of development as one of the most important contemporary issues and one of the key areas of study for modern social science.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / General