Tax Law and Investment Arbitration: Conflict between domestic policies and international obligation of the State on taxation
The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity
Wealth, Inclusive Growth and Sustainability
Economic Integration in Asia: Key Prospects and Challenges with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
The Evolution of Economic Wellbeing: Progress-Driven Economic Policies in the Era of Globalization
Regional Government Competition
March 30, 2020
Korea’s experience of rapid economic growth represents both hope and challenge to many developing countries. The conventional wisdom inside and outside Korea has been that the government’s policies such as export promotion, industrial targeting, etc. made the rapid growth possible. This book...
Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk
February 11, 2020
This book uses a revised version of Kingdon’s multiple-streams framework to examine health financing reforms in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) as well as long-term care insurance (LTCI) reforms in Japan and Singapore. It shows that the explanatory power of the...
December 30, 2019
Considering the unique character of taxation, such as the necessary discretionary power of tax administration, the complexity of tax issues, and nascent development of tax systems in many developing countries, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of tax disputes from the viewpoint of...
December 20, 2019
The contemporary orthodox view of world trade has centred, generally unchallenged, on the ideas of free trade, based on the theoretical construct of comparative advantage. This book will engage in a critique of the orthodox position based on the underlying theoretical economic construct, the...
December 09, 2019
China witnessed an unprecedented economic boom in the past four decades but will soon see the end of "demographic dividend". With shrinking labor, improving the quality of human capital could be one way to maintain China’s remarkable growth. The population in rural China accounts for 41% of the...
Yeongseop Rhee, Patrick Messerlin
July 17, 2019
Throughout North Korea’s history, it has regarded external relations with suspicion and as a potential threat to its regime. With North Korea working towards denuclearization, there is now hope for an economic opening. This book examines the external economic strategies that North Korea may...
You-il Lee, Richard Lee
May 09, 2019
The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity takes an in-depth, amalgamated look at the evolution of Korea’s globalization drive from the early 2000s (Kim Dae-jung regime, 1998–2003) to the present period (Park Geun-hye, 2013–2017). The book discusses the role of foreign companies on the...
January 29, 2019
The excessive pursuit of economic interests has resulted in severe environmental and social problems, such as climate change, biodiversity loss, and inequality and disparity. There is an urgent need for broader measures of progress to complement Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This book provides a...
January 17, 2019
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) aims to achieve greater integration between the ASEAN region and its six free trade agreement (FTA) partners (India, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Korea). The RCEP is the only agreement to include three economies which are among the...
January 15, 2019
Throughout history, humans have sought to enhance their wellbeing across various domains. Though the spectrum of factors responsible for wellbeing has widened considerably and advances have been realized in scientific-technological fields, significant failures have been encountered in establishing...
Arzu Akkoyunlu Wigley, Selim Çağatay
December 20, 2018
How can Turkey increase its medium- and long-term growth potential? Despite episodes of fast growth, this has become a vital question for the Turkish economy, in order to avoid being stuck in a middle-income trap. There has been an increase in the number of studies presenting growth in Turkey and...
Chen Yunxian, Gu Wenjing
December 03, 2018
This monograph provides a coherent and systematic explanation of China’s regional economic development from the perspective of regional government competition. It gives an almost unknown exposition of the mechanisms of China's regional economic development, with numerous supporting cases drawn from...