Diversity And Transformations Of Asian Capitalisms by Boyer, RobertDiversity And Transformations Of Asian Capitalisms by Boyer, Robert

Diversity And Transformations Of Asian Capitalisms

EditorBoyer, Robert, Hiroyasu Uemura, Akinori Isogai

Paperback | November 9, 2013

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Among a vast literature on the Asian economies, the book proposes a distinctive approach, inspired byR'lation Theory, in order to understand the current transformations of the Asian economies. The book follows their transformations after the 1997 Asian crisis until the subprime crisis. During this period, the viability of their growth regime was to coherence of five basic institutional forms: the degree of competition and insertion into the world economy, the nature of labour market organization, the monetary and exchange rate regimes and finally the style for State intervention via legislation, public spending and tax.

The book provides new findings. The degree of financial liberalization and opening to the world economy largely determines the severity of the 2008-2009 recession and the political-economic reactions of each Asian countries to the subprime crisis. Asian capitalisms are distinct from American and European ones, but they are quite diverse among themselves, and this differentiation has been widening during the last decade. This book will help to shed light on a de facto regional economic integration is taking place in Asia, but unsolved past political conflicts do hinder the institutionalisation of these interdependencies.

Robert Boyer, Senior Economist at CEPREMAP (Centre pour la Recherche Economique et ses Applications), is currently fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (2010-2011). He is a contributor to R'lation Theory, i.e. a research program which analyzes how economic institutions evolve in the long run and defines diverse contemporary bran...
Title:Diversity And Transformations Of Asian CapitalismsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 9, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415704308

ISBN - 13:9780415704304


Table of Contents

1. How Has the Japanese Mode of 'R'lation' Changed? Whereabouts of the CompanyismToshio YamadaandYasuro Hirano  2. The Transformation of the Japanese Corporate System and the Hierarchical Nexus of InstitutionsAkinori Isogai  3. The Increasing Heterogeneity of Firms in Japanese Capitalism: Facts, Causes, Consequences and ImplicationsS'stien Lechevalier  4. Labor-and Financial Market Risks and Welfare Spending: A Comparative Study with A Special Emphasis on JapanHironori Tohyama  5.  Increasing Wage Inequality in Japan since the End of the 1990s: An Institutional ExplanationHiroyuki Uni  6. Institutional Changes and the Transformations of the Growth Regime in the Japanese Economy: Facing the Impact of the World Economic Crisis and Asian IntegrationHiroyasu Uemura  7. Development Mode and Capability Building in the Age of Modularization and Regional Integration: Origins of Structural Adjustments of Chinese EconomySong Lei  8. Chinese International Production Linkages and Japanese Multinationals: Evolving Industrial Interdependence and CoordinationJian Wang, Sherstha NagendraandHiroyasu Uemura  9. Analysis of the Linkage Effect in Chinese Export-Led Growth: According to the Subdivisions of Asian International Input'Output TablesChengnan Yan  10. The Chinese Growth Regime and the World EconomyRobert Boyer 11.  Korean Economy between Two Economic Crises: Hybridization or Convergence towards a Market-Led Economy?Wooseok OkandJunho Yang  12. The Great Transformations in the Korean Economy since 1962: Processes and ConsequencesHyungkee Kim  13. Asian Capitalisms: Institutional Configurations and Firm HeterogeneityYuji HaradaandHironori Tohyama  14. The Consequences of Internationalization of Trade and Financial Transactions on Growth: Combining an Institutional Hierarchy Hypothesis with a Keynes-Minsky ApproachHiroshi Nishi  15. Comparative Analysis of Conditions for Monetary Integration: Europe and AsiaHiroyuki Uni  16. Given the Heterogeneity of Asian Countries, is a Monetary Integration or Coordination Possible?Se-Eun Jeong, Jacques Mazierand Sophie Saglio