Economic Integration and the Location of Industries: The Case of Less Developed East Asian Countries

Hardcover | August 31, 2012

byI. Kuroiwa

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A comprehensive picture of the effects of economic integration on industry location in less developed East Asia - particularly in Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Myanmar - who pursued trade liberalization and economic integration after the 1990s. Studies include detailed empirical analyses of regional industry locations as well as country overviews.

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A comprehensive picture of the effects of economic integration on industry location in less developed East Asia - particularly in Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Myanmar - who pursued trade liberalization and economic integration after the 1990s. Studies include detailed empirical analyses of regional industry locations as well as country...

IKUO KUROIWA Director General of the Development Studies Centre at the Institute of Developing Economies(IDE-JETRO), Japan.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:August 31, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230389414

ISBN - 13:9780230389410

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Table of Contents

PART I: THEORIES AND METHODOLOGIES
The Analytical Framework; I.Kuroiwa
A Survey of Theoretical and Empirical Literature; I.Kuroiwa
Measures for Geographical Concentration and Specialization with Area Data; T.Gokan
PART II: COUNTRY STUDIES
Liberalization, Integration and Industrial Location in Vietnam; N.Hamaguchi, F.Ishizuka & S.Sakata
Economic Integration and Industry Location in Cambodia; N.Hatsukano, I.Kuroiwa & K.Tsubota
Economic Integration and Industry Location in Laos; S.Keola, K.Hayakawa & K.Tanaka
Distribution of Myanmar Rice Mills in the Age of Economic Integration; T.Kudo, T.Gokan & I.Kuroiwa
PART III: SPECIFIC TOPICS AND CONCLUSIONS
Location Choice of Multinational Firms in CLMV Countries; K.Hayakawa, S.Keola & K.Tanaka
Impacts of Transport and Trade Facilitation Measures in GMS Countries; S.Kumagai
Summary of Findings and Policy Implications; I.Kuroiwa
Explanatory Notes on Data Sources