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The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics
The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics. By William Easterly. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2001. Pp. xiii + 342. This is an important, controversial,Expand
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The Indonesian Economy
Few countries have experienced such sharply fluctuating fortunes as Indonesia. This book offers a balanced analysis, evaluation and explanation of Indonesia's economic performance, from 1967. HalExpand
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The Philippine Economy: Development, Policies, and Challenges
This book examines all major facets of the Philippine economy and development policy. Contributors to this volume look both to the past and to the future, and their approaches are variouslyExpand
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Abstract Indonesia's regional socio-economic data base extends over 30 years, so it is now possible to draw conclusions about regional development dynamics since the 1970s. We examine economicExpand
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'Perspiration' vs 'Inspiration' in Asian Industrialisation: Indonesia Before the Crisis
This article examines trends in and determinants of total factor productivity (TFP) in 28 manufacturing industries in Indonesia over the period 1975-93. The reforms of the mid-1980s appeared to haveExpand
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Indonesia's Industrial Policy and Performance: "Orthodoxy" Vindicated
  • H. Hill
  • Economics
  • Economic Development and Cultural Change
  • 1 October 1996
There is hardly an economic policy-whether for the levying of income tax or an urban real estate tax, or for tariff protection of domestic industry, or for subsidies to depressed industries, or forExpand
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Foreign Investment and Industrialization in Indonesia
This book provides a thorough examination of one of the most contentious issues in Indonesian (and more generally Asian) economic development. The author's focus is on the period of the New OrderExpand
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Indonesia's new order : the dynamics of socio-economic transformation
TablesFiguresNotes on contributorsGlossaryPrefaceIntroduction1 Politics2 The economy3 Demographic perspectivesFertility decline in the New Order period: the evolution of population policyExpand
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Small enterprise and firm-level technical efficiency in the Indonesian garment industry
This paper examines technical efficieny in the Indonesian garment industry, based on the country's 1986 Census of Small Industry. Drawing on a sample of 2250 firms, our analysis suggests thatExpand
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Regional Development in a Boom and Bust Petroleum Economy: Indonesia since 1970
  • H. Hill
  • Economics
  • Economic Development and Cultural Change
  • 1 January 1992
Regional development is a crucial but frequently overlooked issue in developing countries. Welded into nation-states out of disparate tribal and ethnic communities, often following arbitraryExpand
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