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Asia per capita : why national incomes differ in East Asia

Asia per capita : why national incomes differ in East Asia (Loan 1 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
吉原久仁夫, 1939-.
Title Statement
Asia per capita : why national incomes differ in East Asia / Yoshihara Kunio.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Surrey :   Curzon ;   Singapore :   New Asian Library,   2000.  
Physical Medium
ix, 223 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0700713506 (hdk) 9810419899 (pbk)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [220]-223).
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
National income -- East Asia.
Subject Added Entry-Geographic Name
East Asia -- Economic conditions.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS

Preface = ⅴ

PART Ⅰ Introduction

 1 Contemporary Large Scale Income Differences = 3

  Poor countries = 3

  Major differences in national income = 6

  Income distribution within a country = 9

  Lower income differences in the early postwar years = 12

  Outline of the book = 15

 2 The Explanatory Framework = 17

  Traditional approach = 17

  The parameters of an economy = 22

  Institutions as rules = 28

  Culture as a determinant of individual choice = 33

  Culture, institutions, and income = 38

  Cultural change, institutional change, and economic growth = 42

PART Ⅱ Culture and Institutions as Explanatory Variables

 3 The Planned vs. Market Economy = 49

  Rejection of the market economy = 49

  Problems of the planned economy = 53

  A particularistic factor in Southeast Asia : the Vietnam War = 58

  The socialist economy of Myanmar = 61

  Transition to the market economy = 65

 4 Economic Freedom in the Market Economy = 72

  The perfect market economy = 72

  Govenment intervention and economic growth = 74

  Restrictions on freedom : social equity and public safety = 82

  Restrictions on freedon : nationalization = 86

  Economic freedom and growth : by way of summary = 94

 5 Law and Order = 96

  The market economy requires rules = 96

  Crimes = 99

  The question of legitimacy = 107

  The cost of transactions = 112

  Overall evaluation of institutions = 120

 6 Culture as a Determinant of Individual Choice = 124

  Culture and individual choice = 124

  Chineses in Southeast Asia = 127

  Indigenes in Southeast Asia = 130

  Korean vs. Thai culture = 134

  The economic rationality of culture = 140

PART Ⅲ Determinants of Culture and Institutions

 7 Historical Heritage = 149

  Determinants of Institutions and culture = 149

  Religion and Communism = 153

  Colonial legacy and economic nationlism = 157

  Colonial legacy and anti-Chinese policy = 161

  Colonial legacy : a further examination = 165

  Historical heritage and path dependency = 168

 8 The Factors for Change = 172

  Political leadership = 172

  Foreign influence = 184

  Economic growth = 199

PART Ⅳ Conclusion

 9 Summary and Implications = 202

  Summary = 202

  The implications for development economics = 207

Further Reading = 218



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