Africa and Asia in comparative economic perspective / edited by Peter Lawrence and Colin Thirtle

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Subjects: Asia--Economic conditions--Congresses
Asia--Economic policy--Congresses
Africa--Economic conditions--Congresses
Africa--Economic policy--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Houndmills, Basingstoke, [UK] ; New York : PALGRAVE in association with the ESRC Development Economics Study Group, 2001
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: xii, 299 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Notes on the Contributors
Ch. 1. Comparing African and Asian Economic Development / Peter Lawrence, Colin Thirtle 1
Pt. I. Lessons for Africa of the Asian 'Success' 9
Ch. 2. Why is South-East Asia Different from Taiwan and South Korea? / Anne Booth 11
Ch. 3. Lessons for Africa from East Asian Economic Policy / Oliver Morrissey 34
Ch. 4. Should Africa Try to Learn from Asia? Lessons for and from Uganda / Peter Smith 49
Ch. 5. Aid, Adjustment and Public Sector Fiscal Behaviour: Lessons from a Relatively Poor Performing East Asian Economy / Mark McGillivray 65
Ch. 6. Population Ageing and Care of the Elderly: What Are the Lessons of Asia for sub-Saharan Africa? / Mahmood Messkoub 78
Pt. II. African and Asian Development Comparisons 101
Ch. 7. Regionalism: sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia Compared / Colin Kirkpatrick, Gareth Api Richards, Matsuo Watanabe 103
Ch. 8. Explaining Differences in the Economic Performance of Micro-States in Africa and Asia / Harvey W. Armstrong, Robert Read 128
Ch. 9. Child Activities in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Analysis / Sonia Bhalotra, Christopher Heady 158
Ch. 10. The Comparative Performance of African and Latin American Agriculture / Raul Hopkins, Bilge Nomer 185
Ch. 11. The Demand for Money in Selected SADC Countries: Structure, Policy and a Comparison with the ASEAN Countries / Raghbendra Jha, Mridual Saggar 202
Ch. 12. Credit to the Government: Central Bank Operation and its Relation to Growth / Shaikh S. Ahmed 221
Pt. III. Convergence or Divergence? 241
Ch. 13. Convergence or Divergence in and between Developing Regions? / Harald V. Proff 243
Ch. 14. Productivity Growth and Convergence in Asian and African Agriculture / Kecuk Suhariyanto, Angela Lusigi, Colin Thirtle 258
Bibliography 274
Index 297
Additional Authors: Lawrence, Peter
Thirtle, Colin G., 1944-
ESRC Development Economics Study Group
Notes: LCCN: 00066881
ISBN: 0333790294
"A selection of papers first presented at the July 1998 ESRC Development Economics Study Group conference ... held at the University of Reading in England"--P. vii
Includes bibliographical references (p. 274-295) and index
OCLC Number: 45393876
ISBN/ISSN: 0333790294