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By Khoo Boo Teik, Keiichi Tsunekawa, Motoko Kawano

This ebook examines 5 international locations in South East Asia which are instructive case reviews of the way the quarter has needed to negotiate pathways of improvement past crises and traps. At ends of only one decade, 1997–2007, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam all had to climate the shocks of an East Asian monetary difficulty and an international monetary challenge. a few economies may have buckled thoroughly below these shocks and been condemned to long term stagnation. but those 5 economies, a part of the bigger Asian sector, emerged with endured if slower monetary growth.

An vital topic of this booklet is that their resilience has been in part derived from the pursuit of progress and competitiveness alongside much less recognized or steered pathways. The chapters of this publication take a singular method of South East Asia’s look for development and development. they don't start through comparing how a ways macro-level performances might take a selected nation in the direction of high-income prestige. as an alternative they supply unique insights into real circumstances of intermediate methods of accomplishing progress, upgrading and source of revenue development in non-privileged sectors. Such instances could carry extra suitable classes for almost all of constructing international locations than the reports of hugely built economies.

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