Growth and productivity in East Asia
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Written in English


  • Industrial productivity -- East Asia -- Congresses,
  • Economic development -- Congresses,
  • Production (Economic theory) -- Congresses,
  • East Asia -- Economic policy -- Congresses,
  • East Asia -- Economic conditions -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose.
SeriesNBER-East Asia seminar on economics -- v. 13., NBER-East Asia seminar on economics (Series) -- v. 13.
ContributionsItō, Takatoshi, 1950-, Rose, Andrew, 1959-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
LC ClassificationsHC460.5 .N38 2002, HC460.5 .N38 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 389 p. :
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18215058M
ISBN 100226386805
LC Control Number2004041254

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  Considering the examples of Australia and the Pacific Rim, Growth and Productivity in East Asia offers a contemporary explanation for national productivity that measures contributions not only from capital and labor, but also from economic activities and relevant changes in policy, education, and technology. Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose have organized a group of collaborators from Price: $ in NBER Book Series East Asia Seminar on Economics NBER Program(s):PR, EFG More information on purchasing this book ISBN: Table of Contents. Productivity Growth and R&D Expenditure in Taiwan's Manufacturing Firms: Jiann-Chyuan Wang, Kuen-Hung Tsai (p. Cited by: Takatoshi Ito & Andrew K. Rose, "Growth and Productivity in East Asia," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number ito_Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberbk:ito_ Note: PR EFG. The spectacular growth of many economies in East Asia over the past 30 years has amazed the economics profession, which inevitably refers to the success of the so-called Four Tigers of the region (Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan Province of China) as miraculous. This paper critically reviews the reasons alleged for this extraordinary growth.

Sectoral Evidence for Hong Kong's Aggregate Growth," Asian Economic Journal, East Asian Economic Association, vol. 19(1), pages , March. Hiau Looi Kee, " Productivity in endowments: sectoral evidence for Hong Kong's aggregate growth," Policy Research Working Paper Series , The World Bank.   The outstanding economic performance of East Asian countries has been investigated in numerous studies. However, most comparative studies analyze macro-level productivity. In this book, the productivity performance of China, Korea, Japan, . The book offers a comprehensive overview of the discussions on the concept of industrial policy within the East Asian context and quantitative assessments of these policies through productivity analyses and CGE modeling, especially where Singapore is concerned. This paper examines whether infrastructure investment has contributed to East Asia's economic growth using both a growth accounting framework and cross-country regressions. For most of the variables used, both the growth accounting exercise and cross-country regressions fail to find a significant link between infrastructure, productivity and.

Abstract This book provides a detailed insight into productivity, efficiency and growth in the Chinese economy, and offers results on capital stock and ICT capital estimates (at both national and. This page displays a table with actual values, consensus figures, forecasts, statistics and historical data charts for - Productivity. This page provides values for Productivity reported in several countries part of Asia. The table has current values for Productivity, previous releases, historical highs and record lows, release frequency, reported unit and currency plus links to historical. The total factor productivity (TFP) growth controversy and the recent economic crisis raise many questions about the future growth of East Asia. Our analysis of historical experiences shows that low TFP growth in the East Asian newly industrialized economies (NIEs) is a natural pattern of growth at the initial phase of industrialization. Summarizes country-level productivity trends in the East Asia region and places these in the context of the slowdown in productivity across the world, analyzing the drivers of these trends in relation to the development strategy much of developing East Asia has adopted, with special emphasis on trade, innovation, and finance when examining the challenges countries face and the opportunities they could grasp in sustaining productivity growth .