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Postindustrial East Asian Cities : Innovation for Growth


  • Shahid Yusuf
  • Kaoru Nabeshima


Post-Industrial East Asian Cities analyzes urban developments and policies responsible for the growth of producer services and creative industries. This study is based on the findings of firm surveys conducted in East Asia and a review of the data and literature on several key regional cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Seoul, Bangkok and Tokyo) that are transitioning away from traditional manufacturing activities.

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  • Shahid Yusuf & Kaoru Nabeshima, 2006. "Postindustrial East Asian Cities : Innovation for Growth," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 7102, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:wbk:wbpubs:7102

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    2. World Bank, 2007. "Building Knowledge Economies : Advanced Strategies for Development," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 6853, January.
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