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Asia's next giant : South Korea and late industrialization

Author: Alice H Amsden
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1989
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study demonstrates why South Korea has become the most successful in a series of developing countries that have succeeded through borrowing foreign technology rather than by generating new products or processes.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alice H Amsden
ISBN: 0195076036 9780195076035
OCLC Number: 57315559
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 379 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Industrializing through learning --
A history of backwardness --
The ABCs of Japanese and Korean accumulation --
The dynamics of growth --
The spiraling of market power --
Getting relative prices "wrong" --
The rise of salaried engineers --
The paradox of "unlimited" labor and rising wages --
The boom in education --
The switch in industrial leadership --
The world's largest shipbuilder --
The triumph of steel --
From learner to teacher.
Responsibility: Alice H. Amsden.

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