The Economies of Southeast Asia: Before and After the Crisis
Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Jose L. Tongzon
2 Rev ed
This updated and fully revised second edition provides a comprehensive examination of issues of paramount importance for Southeast Asian economies including: * the economic implications of the 1997 Asian crisis for both older and newer members of ASEAN * the role of government and FDI in ASEAN economic growth and development * trade patterns with the US, Japan and the EU and the economic implications of China's accession to the WTO for ASEAN countries * the environmental consequences of industrialisation and growth * the emergence of economic growth triangles and their contribution to ASEAN growth and regional cooperation * the prospects and challenges of ASEAN economic cooperation before and after the crisis * and the key challenges facing ASEAN member countries in the aftermath of the crisis. This is a timely and topical book. The Economies of Southeast Asia, Second Edition will continue to be a valuable and essential text for courses on Asian studies and economics, development economics and comparative economic systems in both the East and West.