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Economic Development and Cooperation in the Pacific Basin

Economic Development and Cooperation in the Pacific Basin
Trade, Investment, and Environmental Issues

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Hiro Lee, David Roland-Holst, Peter A. Petri, Marcus Noland, Albert Fishlow, Arvind Panagariya, Barry Eichengreen, Alain de Janvry, Tan Kong Yam, Pearl Imada Iboshi, Michael G. Plummer, Jeffrey H. Bergstrand, Masahiro Kawai, Shujiro Urata, Julia Lowell, Jai-Won Ryou, Chung H. Lee, Shang-Jin Wei, K. C. Fung, Iwan Azis, William E. James, Wang Huijiong, Li Shantong, Mark Poffenberger, John Beghin, Dominique van der Mensbrugghe, David Zilberman, Linda Fernandez
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  • Date Published: July 2011
  • availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521396943

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  • The Pacific Basin is the most dynamic economic region of the world, and has become a model for efficient international specialization, growth, and rising living standards. This book brings together leading economic experts from around the region to appraise and distill the most important issues facing its policy makers, including trade relations, foreign investment flows, and the environment. As we stand at the threshold of the Pacific Century, the lessons this region imparts to us hold the promise of rising living standards around the world.

    • Collects expert opinion from around the Pacific region on its leading economic issues
    • Diverse analysis of Pacific Basin trade and investment
    • Was the first authoritative empirical analysis of Pacific Basin trade and environmental issues
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    • Date Published: July 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521396943
    • length: 504 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.73kg
    • availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Introduction and Overview:
    1. Prelude to the Pacific century: overview of the region, leading issues, and methodology Hiro Lee and David Roland-Holst
    Part II. US-Japan and Asian Trade Patterns:
    2. Cooperative approaches to shifting comparative advantage: the case of bilateral trade between the United States and Japan Hiro Lee and David Roland-Holst
    Comment Peter A. Petri
    3. Is There an Asian export model? Marcus Noland
    Comment Albert Fishlow
    Part III. Regional Trading: Arrangements in the Pacific Basin:
    4. Should East Asia go regional? Arvind Panagariya
    Comment Barry Eichengreen
    5. Political feasibility and empirical assessments of a Pacific free trade area Hiro Lee and David Roland-Holst
    Comment Alain de Janvry
    6. Regionalism in the Pacific basin: strategic interest of ASEAN in APEC Tan Kong Yam
    Comment Pearl Imada Iboshi
    Part IV. Foreign Direct Investment: Determinants and Consequences:
    7. The determinants of foreign direct investment: a survey with application to the United States Peter A. Petri and Michael G. Plummer
    Comment Jeffrey H. Bergstrand
    8. Are trade and direct investment substitutes or complements? An analysis of the Japanese manufacturing industry Masahiro Kawai and Shujiro Urata
    Comments Julia Lowell
    9. Korea's outward foreign direct investment and the division of labor in the Asia-Pacific Jai-Won Ryou
    Comment Chung H. Lee
    10. China's absorption of foreign direct investment Shang-Jin Wei
    Comment K. C. Fung
    11. The impact of foreign investment in Indonesia: historical trends and simulation analysis Iwan Azis
    Comment William E. James
    Part V. Trade Resources and the Environment:
    12. Economic development and the environment in China Wang Huijiong and Li Shantong
    Comment Mark Poffenberger
    13. Outward orientation and the environment in the Pacific Basin: coordinated trade and environmental policy reform in Mexico John Beghin, David Roland-Holst, and Dominique van der Mensbrugghe
    Comment David Zilberman and Linda Fernandez.

  • Editors

    Hiro Lee, Nagoya University, Japan

    David W. Roland-Holst, Mills College, California

    Contributors

    Hiro Lee, David Roland-Holst, Peter A. Petri, Marcus Noland, Albert Fishlow, Arvind Panagariya, Barry Eichengreen, Alain de Janvry, Tan Kong Yam, Pearl Imada Iboshi, Michael G. Plummer, Jeffrey H. Bergstrand, Masahiro Kawai, Shujiro Urata, Julia Lowell, Jai-Won Ryou, Chung H. Lee, Shang-Jin Wei, K. C. Fung, Iwan Azis, William E. James, Wang Huijiong, Li Shantong, Mark Poffenberger, John Beghin, Dominique van der Mensbrugghe, David Zilberman, Linda Fernandez

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