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New Economy in East Asia and the Pacific.

By: Drysdale, Peter.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.PAFTAD (Pacific Trade and Development Conference Series): Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2003Description: 1 online resource (339 p.).ISBN: 9780203643020.Subject(s): Industrial policy | Information technology - Government policy - Asia | Technological innovationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New Economy in East Asia and the PacificDDC classification: 330.95 | 338.064095 LOC classification: HC460.5.Z9I556 2001ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Preface; Abbreviations; The new economy in Asia and the Pacific: an overview; What's new in the new economy?; The new economy: theory and measurement; Telecommunications policy and the evolution of the internet; Factors affecting growth in the region: RD and productivity; Beyond Silicon Valley: the regional spread of innovation; The Indian experience; The Chinese experience; The Taiwanese experience: impact on production and trade; Corporate strategies in information technology firms
Intellectual property protection and capital markets in the new economyA force for market competition or market power?; Internet providers: an industry study; Automobiles: an industry study; The digital divide in East Asia; E-commerce: the work program of the World Trade Organization; Implications for APEC; Index
Summary: This book sets out the problems of measuring the effects of technological change on economic progress by using the internet in the Asia-Pacific region as a case study. Corporate and industry experience, including changing business organization and new regulatory issues are explored as well as policy issues such as the digital divide and the approach to e-commerce in the WTO. Using several industry case studies the contributors compare the IT experience in North America with a number of countries in Asia and the Pacific.
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Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Preface; Abbreviations; The new economy in Asia and the Pacific: an overview; What's new in the new economy?; The new economy: theory and measurement; Telecommunications policy and the evolution of the internet; Factors affecting growth in the region: RD and productivity; Beyond Silicon Valley: the regional spread of innovation; The Indian experience; The Chinese experience; The Taiwanese experience: impact on production and trade; Corporate strategies in information technology firms

Intellectual property protection and capital markets in the new economyA force for market competition or market power?; Internet providers: an industry study; Automobiles: an industry study; The digital divide in East Asia; E-commerce: the work program of the World Trade Organization; Implications for APEC; Index

This book sets out the problems of measuring the effects of technological change on economic progress by using the internet in the Asia-Pacific region as a case study. Corporate and industry experience, including changing business organization and new regulatory issues are explored as well as policy issues such as the digital divide and the approach to e-commerce in the WTO. Using several industry case studies the contributors compare the IT experience in North America with a number of countries in Asia and the Pacific.

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Peter Drysdale is Professor of Economics in the Asia Pacific School of Economics and Government at the Australian National University.

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