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Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman


The four Pacific Basin countries of Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Singapore, have each defied the vicious circle of poverty in the post-war years, emerging as dynamic and rapidly growing economies. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic factors that led to the “miracle”. It aims to reveal the sources of economic growth by analyzing the underlying mechanisms and interrelationships of this export success. The authors combine a wide-ranging empirical body of data spanning a full twenty-five years, from the early “take-off” period of the mid-1960s, to the early 1990s wit ... More

Keywords: trade, international trade, East Asia, Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780195078954
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter C. Y. Chow, author

Mitchell H. Kellman, author
both at City College of New York