Institutions and Economic Change in Southeast Asia: The Context of Development from the 1960s to the 1990s

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Colin Barlow
Edward Elgar Publishing, Dec 21, 1999 - Business & Economics - 204 pages
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This work scrutinizes the role of institutional change, with special reference to Southeast Asia. It suggests that the nature of institutional arrangements such as households, community groups, firms and formal governance systems can significantly affect
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
An Economic Theory of Institutional Change
8
Institutions in Particular Markets
23
Institutions of Change in Rural Development Mediating Markets for New Crop Technologies in Sumatra
25
Labour Institutions The Case of Indonesia
42
Industrial Institutions The Case of Malaysia
55
Entrepreneurship and Institutions The Southeast Asian Experience
72
The Economics of Institutional Change Making Economic Policy in Thailand
85
Government and Deregulation in Indonesia
105
The Institutions of Transition from Central Planning The Case of Vietnam
118
ExecutiveLegislative Relations in the Philippines Continuity and Change
132
Global Economic Institutions from the Southeast Asian Perspective
150
Conclusions
165
Conclusions
167
References
181
Index
197

Institutions in National and International Economic Change
103

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