Southeast Asia: The Long Road Ahead

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World Scientific, 2004 - Business & Economics - 414 pages
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Boring, biased, and inaccurate.

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This is seriously the worst book you can read about the economics of south-east asia. Since its publication, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur has overtaken Singapore in economic significance in tourisim, trade and even proficiency in the English language.

Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
xi
Preface to the First Edition
xiii
Acknowledgements to the First Edition
xv
Contents
xvii
List of Tables
xxiii
List of Diagrams
xxvii
Overall Picture 2001
xxix
Southeast Asia and Other Regions 2001
xxxi
Prospects and Policy Options
107
Comparative Strategy
126
External Trade
159
Chapter 8 Economic Regionalism
195
Chapter 9 Fiscal Policy
228
Chapter 10 Financial Policy
262
Chapter 11 Population Explosion and Characteristics
292
Chapter 12 The Asian Financial Crisis
327

Basic Facts and Key Dates of Each Southeast Asian Country
xxxiii
Chapter 1 The Land and Its History
1
Chapter 2 Economic Diversity
36
Rice
62
Rubber Oil Palm and Other Crops
86
Chapter 13 Trinity Development Model and Southeast Asian Development
361
Name Index
383
Subject Index
387
Reviews of the First Edition
413
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