This is a transcript from the video series Interpreting the 20th Century: The production possibilities of any economy at any time are determined, according to this view, by the availability of physical resources and of innovative technology. It is best if we start with the facts. References Carroll, Christopher D. In the Philippines and Indonesia, as well as in Thailand, the growing tensions caused by their low-wage industrialization model resulted in violent rural insurrections that were ruthlessly put down by their authoritarian governments. This impressive achievement is, however, still modest compared with the phenomenal growth of Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan Province of China, known as the "Four Tigers" because of their powerful and intimidating economic performance.
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Princeton University Press, Before there were unicorns, we had The Tigers: China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and Thailand did better, achieving growth rates of percent. Small, simultaneous changes in both a and the estimation period give results opposite to the neat conclusions presented above. Democracy in Dangerous Places. To see your saved stories, click on link hightlighted in bold.
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He has published two major books on development issues in Africa and Asia. The first panel in Figure 3 describes the growth rate of capital per person during Factor Accumulation or Technological Progress Everyone agrees that the economies of East Asia, and particularly the Four Tigers, have grown spectacularly over the past generation, but nobody seems to agree on why. These findings raise the possibility but do not prove that these initial conditions may help explain the phenomenal growth rates we observed in East Asia after It tops the infrastructure pillar, reflecting the outstanding quality of its transport systems. The newly industrializing countries of Asia, like the Soviet Union of the s, have achieved rapid growth in large part through an astonishing mobilization of resources.
Since it regards markets as efficient, this school maintains that government should confine itself to providing public goods roads and bridges, police protection and to getting the basics right and should abstain from any further intervention in the market. Labor and capital, known collectively as the "factors of production," refer in this context to the workforce and to the capital goods buildings, machines, vehicles that the workforce uses in manufacturing some product or providing some service. On the other hand, Korea and Taiwan Province of China, which are geographically much larger, were not particularly open in , either in absolute terms or relative to other countries of comparable size. Despite its prolonged political crisis, Thailand advances six places to 31st in the world, performing well on macroeconomics and the environment pillars. Asia is the biggest trade markets for Taiwan. Among the many reasons suggested to account for the East Asian success, the investment rate and the export orientation of these economies enjoy enthusiastic support. Any amount, in any currency, is appreciated.
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