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Published by International Institute for Labour Studies in Geneva .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Labor -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Labor economics -- Asia -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Gerry Rodgers.
      ContributionsRodgers, Gerry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8653.5 .W67 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 301 p. :
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL878017M
      ISBN 109290145285
      LC Control Number95164954
      OCLC/WorldCa31753042

      The golden age of high growth and low unemployment Workers and employers in the golden age The end of the golden age After stagflation: The fruits of a new policy regime Before the financial crisis: Households, banks, and the credit boom.   BANGLADESH MAY be the homeland of microcredit, but no country is keener on it than Cambodia. According to its central bank, there were some , branches of microfinance institutions .

        The relationship between population growth and growth of economic output has been studied extensively (Heady & Hodge, ).Many analysts believe that economic growth in high-income countries is likely to be relatively slow in coming years in part because population growth in these countries is predicted to slow considerably (Baker, Delong, & Krugman, ). From April, Southeast Asian governments held the 26 th ASEAN Summit, in Malaysia. The Summit is significant because by the end of , ASEAN is aiming to turn the region of 10 countries and over million people into a competitive single economic market, with free flow of goods, services.

      One Economics, Many Recipes: Globalization, Institutions and Economic Growth () The central lesson from the past 50 years of development research and policy is that economic growth is the most effective way to pull people out of poverty and deliver on their wider objectives for a better life. Growth helps people move out of poverty. Get this from a library! Workers' remittances, economic growth and poverty in developing Asia and the Pacific countries. [Juthathip Jongwanich; United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.] -- This paper examines the impact of workers' remittances on growth and poverty reduction in developing Asia-Pacific countries using panel data over the period


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Workers institutions and economic growth in Asia. Economists are paying increasing attention to the social institutions which promote or impede economic activity. This book comprises an analysis of the origins and the effects of labour institutions in theory and practice, and detailed studies of their role in the history of economic development Cited by: Workers, institutions, and economic growth in Asia.

Geneva: International Institute for Labour Studies, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Gerry Rodgers.

This book explores the role of institutions in economic growth, looking in Workers at specific Asian countries and at particular cities within those countries. It considers a wide range of factors besides institutions, including the law, cultural factors and overall government : Flora Huang, Horace Yeung.

Institutions and Economic Growth in Asia book. The Case of Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. Institutions and Economic Growth in Asia. DOI link for Institutions and Economic Growth in Asia. Institutions and Economic Growth in Asia : Flora Huang, Horace Yeung. Book. Jul ; Alexandre de Freitas Barbosa Workers, Institutions and Economic Growth in And economic growth in Asia book.

Article. Apr ; David Turnham. Workers, institutions and economic growth in Asia. Article. This paper studies the trends of foreign immigrants in Asia and their effect on the growth of the Singapore economy. The paper also discusses the key labor market trends and the rationale for foreign workers in a small open economy like Singapore.

Pereira, C. and Teles, V. () “Political Institutions and Substitute for Democracy: A Political Economy Analysis of Economic Growth” Manuscript. and economic development. Economic growth in developing Asia in recent decades has been nothing short of impressive.

For the region as a whole, per capita gross domestic product (GDP) in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms increased from $1, to $3, between andgrowing at an annual rate of %, a pace with few.

The lagging performances of some of the economies in Figure demonstrate that the existence of capitalist institutions is not enough, in itself, to create a dynamic economy—that is, an economy bringing sustained growth in living standards.

Two sets of conditions contribute to the dynamism of the capitalist economic system. 7 hours ago  The creative economy, with fashion as one of its subsectors, has the potential to become the spearhead of economic growth, even during this unfortunate time of.

Sustained and inclusive economic growth can drive progress, create decent jobs for all and improve living standards. COVID has disrupted billions of lives and endangered the global economy.

The. institutions during 80’s also started to engulf the economic independence of the country and has trapped this country in to debt trap. Pakistan is rich in every type of resources, but the.

Economic growth in Asia over the past half century has led to significant changes in societies, business organization and the nature of work.

This has been accompanied by the rise in some countries of trade unions and also of employers’ associations. This book explores the nature of employers’. This takes precedence over maximisation of welfare / wealth. Indeed, institutions can entrench inefficient local maxima.

Moreover, institutions that are good for economic growth don't necessarily have an advantage over institutions that are bad for growth in terms of being sticky / persistent. Change happens at the margins. s: In addition, institutions directly influence the pace and quality of economic growth.

Then, of course, government policies affect institutions as well. The impact of institutions—whether political, social, cultural or administrative—on poverty reduction is thus pervasive.

The role of government in East Asian economic development has been a contentious issue. Two competing views have shaped enquiries into the source of the rapid growth of the high-performing Asian economies and attempts to derive a general lesson for other developing economies: the market-friendly view, according to which government intervenes little in the market, and the developmental state.

Studwell's book is a coherent, well-reasoned primer on the causes of economic growth and lack thereof in east Asia. Through careful historical analysis, the author has clearly disproved the myths propagated by experts on both sides of the left-right divide regarding the drivers of economic /5().

In the book The Choice by Russel Roberts, when Ed Johnson is describing how many hours of work it takes one of his workers to buy a television he is referring to. 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. In the Ciompi revolt in Florence (—83), restrictive gild regulations and denial of political voice to workers due to the Black Death raised tensions; however, Florence’s war with the papacy and an economic slump in the s resulting in devaluation of the penny in which the worker was paid were equally if not more important in.

As Asia's third largest economy, India today is in a far stronger position today than in the early s. I asked Dr Singh whether these strengths would help India stage a robust recovery after.

This article reviews comparative research on institutions and economic performance, identifying analytical gaps in the political economy of growth literature.

It also examines core assumptions underpinning the good-governance approach to development. Contrasting experiences of conceptual and policy issues in East Asia and Latin America are.

Other economic research has identified two additional factors that affect a country’s economic growth rate: the security of its property rights and its openness to international trade. When those two factors are taken into account, the positive effect of cognitive skills on annual economic growth becomes somewhat smaller, but is still