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Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development

Deepak Nayyar


Resurgent Asia analyses the phenomenal transformation of Asia, which would have been difficult to imagine, let alone predict, fifty years ago, when Gunnar Myrdal published Asian Drama. In doing so, it provides an analytical narrative of this remarkable story of economic development, situated in its wider context of historical, political, and social factors, and an economic analysis of the underlying factors, with a focus on critical issues in the process of, and outcomes in, development. In 1970, Asia was the poorest continent in the world, marginal except for its large population. By 2016, it ... More

Keywords: Asian development, balance of power, catch-up, development outcomes, economic growth, economic transformation, future prospects governments, historical perspective, industrialization, inequality, initial conditions, macroeconomics, markets, openness, politics, poverty, States, structural change, unequal outcomes, world economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198849513
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198849513.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Deepak Nayyar, author
Emeritus Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India