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Global Change and East Asian Policy Initiatives

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  • Yusuf Shahid
  • M. Anjum Altaf
  • Kaoru Nabeshima

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Many East Asian economies have grown briskly in the past few years. However, future development will depend on the quality and timeliness of regional and national policy actions. The policy agenda must address the problems that buffeted the region in the late 1990s-associated with the weakness of domestic institutions and policies in the context of globalization. These problems include financial shocks, rapid shifts in the competitiveness of major exports, changes in international production networking, and significant reconfiguration in the geographical composition of production systems that had provided the foundation for growth. Sustaining dynamism in East Asia requires policy initiatives that contain the risks from shocks and manage the ongoing shifts and changes in ways that enhance both the competitiveness of firms and the stability of the economies. This report provides specific policy responses that could be employed to navigate successfully through periods of economic, political, and technological turbulence. The book is a collection of studies by leading experts in such fields as corporate and political governance, economic policy, globalization, higher education, legal reform, regional integration, and social protection. The studies reflect the most current thinking and research on global, regional, and national policies of relevance to East Asian economies. It is an important resource for policymakers, researchers and students interested in East Asia.

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This book is provided by The World Bank in its series World Bank Publications with number 14928 and published in 2004.

ISBN: 0-8213-5620-8
Handle: RePEc:wbk:wbpubs:14928

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Keywords: International Economics and Trade - Trade and Regional Integration International Economics and Trade - Free Trade Banks and Banking Reform Economic Theory and Research Environmental Economics and Policies;

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  1. Pierluigi Montalbano & Silvia Nenci & Emiliano Magrini, 2014. "Are the EU trade preferences really effective? A generalized propensity score evaluation of the Southern Mediterranea countries’ case in Agriculture and Fishery," Departmental Working Papers of Economics - University 'Roma Tre' 0188, Department of Economics - University Roma Tre.
  2. URATA Shujiro & OKABE Misa, 2007. "The Impacts of Free Trade Agreements on Trade Flows: An Application of the Gravity Model Approach," Discussion papers 07052, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI).
  3. Kawai, Masahiro & Wignaraja, Ganeshan, 2008. "Regionalism as an Engine of Multilateralism: A Case for a Single East Asian FTA," Working Papers on Regional Economic Integration 14, Asian Development Bank.
  4. Masahiro Kawai & Ganeshan Wignaraja, 2009. "The Asian “Noodle Bowl”:Is It Serious for Business?," Working Papers id:1936, eSocialSciences.
  5. World Bank, 2007. "Building Knowledge Economies : Advanced Strategies for Development," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 6853, October.
  6. Shujiro URATA & Misa OKABE, 2013. "The Impact of AFTA on Intra-AFTA Trade," Working Papers DP-2013-05, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).
  7. Neil Foster-McGregor & Robert Stehrer, 2010. "Preferential Trade Agreements and the Structure of International Trade," wiiw Working Papers 61, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw.

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