Systemic Vulnerability And Sustainable Economic Growth
Skills and Upgrading in Southeast Asia
Bryan K. Ritchie, Executive Director of Technology Commercialization and Associate Vice President of Tech Ventures, University of Utah, US
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For many developing countries, economic growth is an elusive quest. Both economists and policy-makers have long known that issues such as education, investment and infrastructure are necessary ingredients for development and yet only a very small number of countries seem to be able to come up with the right mix of these ingredients.
Contents: Preface 1. Introduction 2. The Political Economy of Technical Intellectual Capital Formation 3. Some Preliminary Evidence 4. The Origin of Initial Institutional Decisions 5. Coalitions and Initial Decisions During State-Building 6. The Legacies of Initial Choices 7. Institutional Formation and Skills Development 8. The Asian Financial Crisis and Technical Intellectual Capital Formation References Index