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Female labor and the politics of economic development in the East Asian NICs

Lisa Michel Milligan

Female labor and the politics of economic development in the East Asian NICs

by Lisa Michel Milligan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- East Asia.,
  • Women in development -- East Asia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lisa Michel Milligan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 80 leaves, bound ;
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16848636M

    The newly industrializing countries (NICs) of East Asia have undergone rapid economic expansion over the past twenty vears. Unlike NICs elsewhere in the Third World, those in the Pacific basin-South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong-have managed to achieve almost full employment, a relatively egalitarian distribution of income, and the virtual elimination or poverty.3/5. The rapid economic development of the Asian "little tigers" can be attributed to a modernizing elite with an economic vision and practicality. During the colonial period, .

    A well-managed labor migration strategy presents itself as a mechanism for ameliorating the impending labor shortages in some East-Asia Pacific countries, while providing an opportunity for other countries with excess labor to provide migrant workers that will contribute to the development of the home country through greater remittance by: 6. The East Asian miracle: economic growth and public policy: Main report (English) Abstract. The report examines the public policies of 8 high-performing Asian economies (HPAEs) from to It seeks to uncover the role those policies played in the dramatic economic growth, improved human welfare, and more equitable income distribution.

    This collection of papers stems from a recent World Bank project focused upon the contentious issue of whether government has played any positive role in the success of the so-called high-performing Asian economies. It goes beyond the influential World Bank volume The East Asian Miracle to chart a middle ground that recognizes diversity among the different East Asian economies, as well as the. i Abstract This paper examines the lessons Ethiopia can learn from East Asia’s growth to sustain its recent economic growth. By an in-depth analysis of the role of government in East Asian’s development it provides recommendations for Ethiopia. The study is based on the experiences of South Korea, Taiwan and Japan in the context of three issues:File Size: KB.


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Female labor and the politics of economic development in the East Asian NICs by Lisa Michel Milligan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia: Politics, Security and Economic Development Book January w Reads How we measure 'reads'. Even the notoriously liberal World Bank in its report on the East Asian NICs admitted that government intervention and guidance can have a positive effect in the economy.

The report states that “governments are more likely to do harm than good, unless interventions are market friendly” (World Bank,12). An analysis of the economic adjustment policies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan during the s and s shows that these East Asian newly industrializing countries (NICs), which faced common problems in sustaining their recent industrial growth, responded to the challenge with industrial adjustment strategies that differed in their degree of intensity of state Cited by: The newly industrializing countries (NICs) of East Asia have undergone rapid economic expansion over the past twenty vears.

Unlike NICs elsewhere in the Third World, those in the Pacific basin-South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong-have managed to achieve almost full employment, a relatively egalitarian distribution of income, and the virtual elimination or poverty.

The global impact of Asian production of the wage goods consumed in North America and Europe is only now being recognized, and is far from being understood. Asian women, most only recently urbanized and in the waged work force, are at the center of a process of intensive labor for minimal wages that has upended the entire global by: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty.

It assists its members and partners by providing loans, technical assistance, grants, and equity investments to promote social and economic development. The Sources of East Asian Economic Growth Revisited Lawrence J.

Lau and Jungsoo Park Stanford University and the State University of New York at Buffalo 1. Introduction East Asia has been the fastest growing region in the world for the past several decades, the East Asian currency crisis of.

economic growth during the period using data up to 30 countries in Asia. I update and specify the results of previous studies on the link between female political participation and economic development and concentrate the analysis on Asian panel.

The result shows that in recent years, female political participation fosters economic Author: Liangxue Xu. Female Labor Force Participation in Asia: Constraints and Challenges, prepared by R. Pande, E. Fletcher, and D.

Ford of Evidence for Policy Design, Harvard Kennedy School under the Asian Development Bank’s Research and Development Technical Assistance on Economic Analysis for Gender and by: 1.

This book provides an alternative way to discuss the true reason of speed development in East Asia and offers some impressive arguments. To me, the most interesting points of this book are that East Asia has special social capital and institutional foundations for proper development and the strong role of government might not be the major reason.5/5(1).

rates of all East and Southast Asian countries become negative as a result of the demographic e changes (column III, Table 1). Table 1: Contribution of Demographic Change to Average Economic Growth (Percentage Points) Contribution to Economic Growth from Growth of Labor Force and Population () Working-Age Share and Population ().

East Asia is the eastern subregion of Asia, which is defined in both geographical and ethno-cultural terms. The region consists of China (People's Republic of China), Hong Kong (SAR of PRC), Macau (SAR of PRC), Mongolia, North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), South Korea (Republic of Korea), Japan, and Taiwan (Republic of China).

The East Asian states China, North Korea, South Dependencies: Hong Kong, Macau. States, female labor force participaton fell during the initial stages of economic growth and it began to rise therea fter exhibiting a U-shaped pattern (Goldin, ).

The world is much impressed by the rapid economic development of four Asian Tigers – Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. However, it has often been taken for granted by many people that their social development is equally satisfactory.

In order to investigate whether this belief is true or not, this paper looks at the levels of social development these countries have by: East and Southeast Asia to evaluate three development frameworks: dependency, statist institutionalism, and an inclusionary form of institutionalism.

I also want to demonstrate the theoretical superiority of the third framework. Unlike statism, which has been emphasized in.

Asian women, most only recently urbanized and in the waged work force, are at the center of a process of intensive labor for minimal wages that has upended the entire global economy. First published inthis prescient study is the best available summary of this crucial process as it took hold at the very end of the twentieth century.

Economic Development and Political Human Rights in East Asia Dongsuk Kim Introduction East Asia is regarded as the fastest growing region in terms of economy.

Since the s, leaders of East Asian countries have succeeded in achieving economic development by exporting manufactured goods and attracting foreign investment.

ForFile Size: KB. Womenomics – Women at the Japanese labour market Febru Polyák Eszter Views 0 Comments abe shinzo, Abenomics, Japán, labour market, women, womenomics Japan’s regional position in East Asia is threatened by numerous factors, but the largest problems are the internal, economic and social ones.

The Four Asian Tigers (also known as the Four Asian Dragons or Four Little Dragons in Chinese and Korean) refer to the economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and n the early s and s, they underwent rapid industrialization and maintained exceptionally high growth rates of more than 7 percent a year.

By the early 21st century, all had developed into high-income Literal meaning: Asia's Four Little Dragons. Ghosh and Seguino have shown how gender wage inequality has stimulated growth in developing Asia, with Asian economies that disadvantaged women the fastest growing from to Low female wages have spurred investment and exports by lowering unit labor costs, providing the foreign exchange to purchase capital and intermediate goods that.

Chapter 2 Post WWII Economic Development Overview of Economic Progress in Three East Asian NICs and China 1 1 3 6 From s to s 6 The Initial Stage-From s to Stagnation versus Growth 6 "Chapter Two"From s on: Challenges and Responses 11Author: Li Pai Chia Kuo.4.

Many of the East Asian governments enacted strong policies that favored economic growth by keeping labor costs low, encouraging economic development through tax breaks and other economic policies, and offering free public education.

5. Cultural traditions (Confucian .The East Asian Miracle book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The extraordinary growth enjoyed over the last several decades by m /5.