AbstractThis paper examines the causes of Taiwan's exceptional economic performance, focusing on the influence of organizational and policy choices and how Taiwan's example differs from those of more typical less-developed countries. After briefly citing cultural factors as proposed by his late colleague John Fei, Ranis proceeds to explore the issues of organic nationalism, natural resource endowment, access to foreign capital and other political factors that have produced such economic success.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Yale - Economic Growth Center in its series Papers with number 786.
Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ; TAIWAN ; POLITICAL ECONOMY ; DEMOCRACY;
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