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The Politics of Open Economies : Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand - Alasdair Bowie

The Politics of Open Economies

Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand

Paperback Published: 29th December 1997
ISBN: 9780521586832
Number Of Pages: 260

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This book asks why some countries have responded to the external constraints and opportunities posed by their global and regional economic context by opening up their economies. In particular, the authors examine the role domestic political and economic factors play in shaping the decision to become more open, or more inward-looking. The countries of Southeast Asia have generally enjoyed economic success in the postwar period. The authors argue that one of the explanations for this success has been their integration into the global division of labor, and analyze decisionmaker's reasons for following this course. They place particular emphasis on external events, notably the two oil shocks of the 1970s, and the more recent outflow of investment capital and manufacturing capacity from Japan and East Asia.

"This is an excellent work on the political-economy of Pacific Rim trade and capital flows in Southeast Asia." B. F. Hope, Choice

Introduction
The regional context of Southeast Asian economic growth: the international context
Indonesia
Malaysia
The Philippines
Thailand
Conclusion
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ISBN: 9780521586832
ISBN-10: 0521586836
Series: Cambridge Asia-Pacific Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 29th December 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.37

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