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Asia's Journey to Prosperity
Policy, Market, and Technology Over 50 Years
ISBN 9789292619787
Publication year: 2020

Cdn: $73.50; US: $49.00
Paperback
Language: English
614 pages
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It summarizes underlying factors that can explain Asia's development performance, as well as the large variations across the region and time periods. In particular, the book focuses on the role of policy, market, and technology in promoting structural transformation, human capital development, trade and investment, infrastructure, macroeconomic stability, poverty reduction, gender equality, environmental sustainability, development finance, and regional cooperation and integration.

Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Chapter 1: 50 Years of Asian Development
  • Chapter 2: The Role of Markets, the State, and Institutions
  • Chapter 3: Dynamics of Structural Transformation
  • Chapter 4: Modernizing Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Chapter 5: Technological Progress as Key Driver
  • Chapter 6: Education, Health, and Demographic Change
  • Chapter 7: Investment, Savings, and Finance
  • Chapter 8: Infrastructure Development
  • Chapter 9: Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, and Openness
  • Chapter 10: Pursuing Macroeconomic Stability
  • Chapter 11: Poverty Reduction and Income Distribution
  • Chapter 12: Gender and Development
  • Chapter 13: Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change
  • Chapter 14: The Role of Bilateral and Multilateral Development Finance
  • Chapter 15: Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Integration in Asia
  • Appendixes
  • References
Asia's Journey to Prosperity
Cdn: $73.50; US: $49.00
Asian Development Bank (ADB) BookID: 127772 Added: 2020.10.4