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Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

1st Edition

Various
November 05, 2018

This set examines a vast range of topics covering all experiences of business and economics from across Asia. Dealing with early banking systems in China; the industrialisation of Korea and Taiwan; the evolution of Japanese business practices; economic development; protectionist policies;...

The Financial Markets of Hong Kong

The Financial Markets of Hong Kong

1st Edition

Andrew F. Freris
November 05, 2018

The financial markets of Hong Kong have a reputation for volatility, but careful analysis of past behaviour reveals consistent trends and coherent actions. This study, first published in 1991, at a time of uncertainty before Hong Kong’s transfer to China in 1997, analyses each of the financial...

The Indonesian Economy Since 1965: A Case Study of Political Economy

The Indonesian Economy Since 1965: A Case Study of Political Economy

1st Edition

Ingrid Palmer
November 05, 2018

This book, first published in 1978, analyses the underlying structure of the Indonesian mass-based economy and its problems, and goes on to show how the hectic economic activity after 1965 failed to come to terms with the real needs of the people. It divides the new Indonesian economy into...

Report on Trade Conditions in China

Report on Trade Conditions in China

1st Edition

Harry R. Burrill, Raymond F. Crist
November 05, 2018

This study, first published in 1906, examines the position of the United States in the markets of the Chinese Empire and the steps necessary to insure a greater development of American commerce in the Far East....

State, Market and Peasant in Colonial South and Southeast Asia

State, Market and Peasant in Colonial South and Southeast Asia

1st Edition

Michael Adas
November 05, 2018

The essays collected in this volume, first published in 1998, address the profound changes and disruptions wrought in peasant societies as a result of European colonial domination and the spread of the capitalist world economy from its European base. Detailed case study evidence is included in the...

Trade Strategy and the Asian-Pacific Region

Trade Strategy and the Asian-Pacific Region

1st Edition

Hugh Corbet
November 05, 2018

This volume, first published in 1970, assesses the major reappraisal of US world commercial policy that took place in the 1960s – in particular the wishes for free trade treaties that would bring about the liberalisation of international trade....

Studies in Chinese Price History

Studies in Chinese Price History

1st Edition

Endymion Porter Wilkinson
November 05, 2018

This book, first published in 1980, uses a body of original documentary sources (some 5000 district grain price reports) to quantify, in the form of exchange and price zones, the relationships between the exchange markets and the grain markets of ninety district towns in Shensi, a province in China...

United States Trade Relations with the Newly Industrializing Countries in the Pacific Basin

United States Trade Relations with the Newly Industrializing Countries in the Pacific Basin

1st Edition

Won Kwang Paik
November 05, 2018

With the resurgence of ‘new Protectionism’, international trade and trade relations are once again prime topics for study. This book, first published in 1997, examines in detail the different ways to answer the questions: What are the causes of trade relations? And specifically, what factors...

Asian and United States Market Reactions to Trade Restrictions

Asian and United States Market Reactions to Trade Restrictions

1st Edition

Qian Sun
November 05, 2018

The effect of US protectionist policy on stock prices of firms in the US and abroad is still an open question. This book, first published in 1996, investigates the effects of trade restrictions at the level of the individual firm, focusing on US, Taiwan and South Korea....

The Asiatic Mode of Production: Science and Politics

The Asiatic Mode of Production: Science and Politics

1st Edition

Anne M. Bailey, Josep R. Llobera
November 05, 2018

This wide-ranging collection of articles, first published in 1981, documents the development of the intellectual and political aspects of the concept of the Asiatic Mode of Production – a concept central to the Western understanding of non-capitalist societies....

The Economic Development of China

The Economic Development of China

1st Edition

Victor D. Lippit
November 05, 2018

This book, first published in 1987, studies the forces promoting underdevelopment in China prior to 1949 and the character of the development that has occurred since then. It presents a unified perspective for grasping the development process as a whole, for relating this to the class structure of...

The Adoption and Diffusion of Imported Technology: The Case of Korea

The Adoption and Diffusion of Imported Technology: The Case of Korea

1st Edition

J.L. Enos, W.-H. Park
November 05, 2018

This book, first published in 1988, considers the problems that developing countries face when importing technology from abroad. The major issues - technical, economic, political - are analysed in the case of one particular country: Korea. The book describes the negotiations with the foreign...

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