Comparison of Economic and Education Development in Singapore and South Korea

@article{Csizmazia2017ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of Economic and Education Development in Singapore and South Korea},
  author={Roland Attila Csizmazia},
  journal={The International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences},
  year={2017},
  volume={7},
  pages={488-508}
}
  • R. Csizmazia
  • Published 8 December 2017
  • Business
  • The International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences
This analysis addresses the developing environment backed by rapidly growing higher education in two countries, South Korea (Korea for short) and Singapore, in which education has roots in Confucianism. The focus lies on the analysis and comparison of the economic development in these two newly industrialized countries (NIC), the progressive changes in research and development and their unique ways towards the establishment of knowledgebased economy. Both countries inherited a poor economic… Expand

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