Trade And Industrial Development In East Asia
Catching Up or Falling Behind
Peter C.Y. Chow, Professor of Economics, City College and Graduate Center, City University of New York, US
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Trade as an engine of growth has played a catalyst role in East Asian development; through vigorous study of performances in past decades, East Asian trade and industrialization experiences may offer some lessons for other developing countries. This book covers trade and industrial structures for ten countries and regions including Japan, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.
Contents: Preface 1. East Asian Models of Development 2. Catching up or Falling Behind Hypothesis I: Trade Competitiveness between the Leader and Followers on All Manufactured Exports 3. Catching up or Falling Behind Hypothesis II: Trade Competitiveness on Exports by Technology Levels between the Leader and Followers 4. Trade Similarity Index and the Level of Development 5. The Dynamics of Changing Trade Structures: Export Sophisticated Index 6. Sources of Export Growth: A Constant Market Share Analysis 7. Trade–Investment Nexus and Intra-Industry Trade 8. Is East Asia a “Natural Trade Bloc”? The Trade Complementarity Index, the Intensity Index, and the Bias Index 9. East Asian Economic Integration and its Impacts on Regional and Global Economies 10. Conclusion Index