Emerging States and Economies

Their Origins, Drivers, and Challenges Ahead

by Takashi Shiraishi, Tetsushi Sonobe

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This book asks why and how some of the developing countries have "emerged" under a set of similar global conditions, what led individual countries to choose the particular paths that led to their "emergence," and what challenges confront them. If we are to understand the nature of major risks and uncertainties in the world, we must look squarely at the political and economic dynamics of emerging states, such as China, India, Brazil, Russia, and ASEAN countries. Their rapid economic development has changed the distribution of wealth and power in the world. Yet many of them have middle income status. To global governance issues, they tend to adopt approaches that differ from those of advanced industrialized democracies. At home, rapid economic growth and social changes put pressure on their institutions to change. This volume traces the historical trajectories of two major emerging states, China and India, and two city states, Hong Kong and Singapore. It also analyzes cross-country data to find the general patterns of economic development and sociopolitical change in relation to globalization and to the middle income trap.

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Book Details

Subject
Economics and Finance
Publisher
Springer
Published
2019
Pages
182
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9789811326332
ISBN10
9811326339
ISBN13 Digital
9789811326349
ISBN10 Digital
9811326347
PDF Size
2.6 MB
License
CC BY-NC-ND

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