|Statement||edited by Erik Thorbecke, Henry Wan, Jr.|
|Contributions||Thorbecke, Erik, 1929-, Wan, Henry Y.|
|LC Classifications||HC430.5 .T3825 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 454 p. :|
|Number of Pages||454|
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Papers presented at a conference held at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York on May 3 and 4, Taiwan's Development Experience: Lessons on Roles of Government and Market scrutinizes the main features of the Taiwanese development experience under five interrelated themes and domains: Outward-orientation vs. inward-orientation; Sources of growth; Dynamic balanced growth process: the interaction between agricultural and non-agricultural sectors; The role of . The volume closes with a chapter devoted to the implications of the Taiwan experience and political economy paradigms. Eight figures and thirty-five tables illustrate facets of Taiwan's development, including government structure, indicators of agricultural development, industrialization, educational progress, and export performance, among others. Lawrence J. Lau, Stanford University 4 The Economic Record u Taiwan is one of the first “Newly Industrialized Economies” (NIEs) in East Asia. u Taiwan began its industrialization drive after Hong Kong and bef ore South Korea as a result of rising wage rates in Japan, and subsequently HongKong, and quota restrictions imposed by the U.S. and subsequently Europe on textile .
The story of Taiwan's development experience after the s is, in its broad outlines, well known. It embraces the passage through an import-substitu tion phase during that decade and into the early s, into an export orientation phase, and on to a science and technology-oriented phase that began in earnest in the Size: 5MB. Taiwan's economic development is the result of good international opportunity. After World War II, Japan was no longer a domestic market for Taiwan. China became a domestic market for Taiwan from until , but since the Chinese economy was less well developed than Taiwan's, it could not help Taiwan's by: 3. The economy of Taiwan is a developed capitalist economy that ranks as the seventh largest in Asia and 22nd-largest in the world by purchasing power parity (PPP). It is included in the advanced economies group by the International Monetary Fund and gauged in the high-income economies group by the World Bank. Taiwan is the most technologically advanced computer Country group: Developed/Advanced, High . When we talk about economic development it usually includes three parts: economic growth, distribution of wealth, and quality of life. Therefore, in this critique essay, I will be talking about how Taiwan and South Korea were similar and different in terms of developing its economy based upon Tibor Scitovsky’s essay on “Economic Development.
2The perils of development. Taiwan’s environmental problems and their causes 1. Taiwan has made enormous economic and material progress since the s, not to mention striking social and political gains since the late s, as was noted in Chapter , if one were to poll a random sample of people in Taiwan today, a majority probably would say that Taiwan is ‘badly . Taiwan's Development Experience: Lessons on Roles of Government and Market: : Erik Thorbecke, Henry Wan: Books. The volume closes with a chapter devoted to the implications of the Taiwan experience and political economy paradigms. Eight figures and thirty-five tables illustrate facets of Taiwan's development, including government structure, indicators of agricultural development, industrialization, educational progress, and export performance, among : Cal Clark. Taiwan offers one of the great models of modern economic and political development. In Taiwan had GDP per capita and human development levels that placed it among the least developed Author: Daniel Runde.