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Globalization and East Asia: opportunities and challenges

Author: Fatemi, Khosrow Publisher: Haworth, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 289 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0789027445Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Globalization and East Asia Opportunities and Challenges Contents About the Editor Contributors Preface Part I: Introduction Part II: Comparative Studies Part III: International Finance Part IV: Industry-Specific and Future Research Acknowledgments PART I: INTRODUCTION Chapter 1. East Asian Economic Performance in Retrospect M. Raquib Zaman Introduction The East Asian "Miracle" The Financial Crises of 1997 and 1998 and the Aftermath Lessons from the EAC Model of Economic Development Chapter 2. East Asia: The Growth Center of the Late Twentieth Century H. Peter Gray Introduction Borrowed Growth The Benefits of Open Industrialization in a Macroregion The Importance of Social Organization Conclusion xi xiii xxi xxi xxii xxiv xxvi xxix 3 3 4 8 11 15 15 16 18 19 21 PART II: COMPARATIVE STUDIES Chapter 3. Comparative Advantage Recycling and Clustered Growth: The Flying-Geese Paradigm of Tandem Catch-Up on the Pacific Rim Terutomo Ozawa Introduction Hegemon-Led Macroclustering and the Flying-Geese Paradigm Evolutionary Patterns of Trade and Investment Theory of Comparative Advantage Recycling The Krugman and Sachs Puzzles Final Remarks Chapter 4. The Relative Efficiencies of U.S. and Pacific Rim Industries: The Case of the Four Dragons Parviz Asheghian Introduction The Limitations of the Study and the Sample Size The Testing of Hypotheses Concluding Remarks Chapter 5. Asian Structural Differences and Comparative Economic Performance Vincent Dropsy Dennis Pollard Introduction Structural Differences in Asia Methodology Empirical Results Conclusions Chapter 6. The Asian Influence: An Analysis of Trade Flows Between the United States and Thailand in the Home Furnishings Industry Kennita Kind Introduction Purpose Part 1 25 25 27 29 32 42 44 51 51 53 54 58 61 61 62 70 75 81 85 85 86 86 Part II Implications for Future Research Chapter 7. Trade and Environment Issues in APEC Antonina Ivanova Manuel Angeles Introduction Trade Liberalization, Economic Integration, and the Environment Environmental Costs of Rapid Growth Evolution of APEC's Environmental Agenda The Trade-Environment Interface Economic Integration and the Harmonization of Environmental Policy Toward Common Principles in APEC's Environmental Agenda Conclusion Chapter 8. Financial Resource Flows, the Exchange Rate, and Trade: Recent East Asian Experience Glenville Rawlins Chandana Chakraborty Introduction The Nature of Capital Flows The Impact of Capital Inflows and the Policy Response Causal Link Between FDI, Trade, and Exchange Rate Empirical Analysis Conclusion PART III: INTERNATIONAL FINANCE Chapter 9. Emerging Trends in Asian Financial Markets: Evidences from Malaysia Rajesh Mohnot Wan Fadzilah Wan Yusoff Introduction The Malaysian Financial System Structure Developments in Financial Markets Derivative Markets 95 98 101 101 102 103 105 109 113 116 122 127 127 132 134 139 140 144 149 149 150 151 156 Financial Markets and Economic Implications Conclusion Chapter 10. The Impact of Globalization on Economic Transition in China Joanna K. Poznanska Economic Performance Liberalization Process Globalization Impact Conclusions Chapter 11. The Exchange Rate of Chinese Yuan: Before and After WTO Entry Robin H. Luo Yunhua Liu Introduction Approaches to Measuring Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate (ERER) Misalignment of Chinese Yuan and China's Trade Balance Forecast and Conclusion Chapter 12. Trade Elasticities of the Export-Oriented Household Electrical Appliances Industry of Hong Kong To-Ming Ho Introduction The Model Estimation and Results Trade Elasticities and Interpretation Summary and Conclusion Chapter 13. A Multifactor Stock Valuation Model: An Empirical Application to the Thai Telecommunications Sector Sethapong Watanapalachaikul Sardar M. N. Islam Nicholas Billington Introduction Stock Valuation Characteristics of the Financial Market in Developing Countries 156 159 161 161 168 174 180 183 183 186 195 198 207 207 208 211 211 214 217 217 218 219 Financial Characteristics in the Thai Telecommunications Sector A New Model for Valuation of Stocks Data Results Implications of the Results for Stock Valuation The Need for Other Approaches for Valuation Conclusion PART IV: INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC STUDIES AND FUTURE RESEARCH Chapter 14. Implications for the Vietnamese Textile and Apparel Industry in Light of Abolishing the Multifiber Arrangement and the U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Investment Treaty Joseph Pelzman Introduction The Vietnamese Textile and Apparel Industry The U.S.-Vietnam Textile Agreement Debate Concluding Remarks Chapter 15. Competition for Market Share: A Markov Analysis of U.S. Apparel Imports Kathleen Rees Introduction Methodology Findings Conclusions Chapter 16. Globalization and Future Research Interests on East Asia M. Raquib Zaman Introduction Continuation of the Past and Current Trend Future Direction of Research Index 221 222 224 225 225 228 229 233 233 234 245 251 253 253 258 261 272 277 277 277 279 281

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