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How Asia Works free pdf Named by Bill Gates as one of his Top 5 Books of the YearAn "Economist" Best Book of the Year In the 1980s and 1990s many in the West came to believe in the myth of an East-Asian economic miracle, with countries seen as not just development prodigies but as a unified bloc, culturally and economically similar, and inexorably on the rise. In "How Asia Works," Joe Studwell distills extensive research into the economics of nine countriesJapan, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Chinainto an accessible, readable narrative that debunks Western misconceptions, shows what really happened in Asia and why, and for once makes clear why some countries have boomed while others have languished. Impressive in scope, "How Asia Works" is essential reading for anyone interested in a region that will shape the future of the world."

About Joe Studwell

Joe Studwell is the founder of the "China Economic Quarterly." He has worked as a freelance journalist in Asia for nearly two decades. He is the author of "The China Dream" and "Asian Godfathers."

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Author : Joe Studwell
Publisher : Grove Press
Data Published : 20 May 2014
ISBN : 0802121322
EAN : 9780802121325
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 366 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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