Institutions and Economic Change in Southeast Asia: The Context of Development from the 1960s to the 1990s

Institutions and Economic Change in Southeast Asia: The Context of Development from the 1960s to the 1990s

By: Colin Barlow (editor)Hardback

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This work scrutinizes the role of institutional change, with special reference to Southeast Asia. It suggests that the nature of institutional arrangements such as households, community groups, firms and formal governance systems can significantly affect human activity and economic success.

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Contents

Part 1 General: an economic theory of institutional change, Justin Lin. Part II Institutions in particular markets: institutions of change in rural development, Colin Barlow; labour institutions, Chris Manning; industrial institutions, Tham Siew-yean and Mahani Abidin; entrepreneurship in theory and practice, Jamie Mackie; the economics of institutional change, Medhi Krongkaew. Part III Institutions in national and international economic change: government and deregulation in Indonesia, Hadi Soesastro; the institutions of transition from central planning - the case of Vietnam, Adam Fforde; executive-legislative relations in the Philippines - continuity and change, Emmanuel de Dois; global economic institutions from the Southeast Asian perspective, David Vines. Part IV Conclusions, Colin Barlow.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/12/1999
  • ISBN13: 9781858987262
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781858987262
  • weight: 481
  • ISBN10: 1858987261

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