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Handbook on the Northeast and Southeast Asian economies.


Handbook on the Northeast and Southeast Asian economies.

Ed. by Anis Chowdhury and Iyanatul Islam.

Edward Elgar Publishing


327 pages



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Chowdhury (economics, U. of Western Sydney, Australia) and Islam (international business, Griffith U., Australia) present analytic reviews of economic and social developments in Northeast and Southeast Asian countries. Each country chapter opens with a brief discussion of the political history of the country, devotes primary attention issues of economic reform and their connections to sociopolitical factors, and concludes with discussion of future prospects and challenges. The countries discussed, arranged below and in the text in chronological order of economic transformation, are Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, China, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Laos, Burma (Myanmar), and North Korea.

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