THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC
Compare and contrast policies, factors influencing success and outcomes achieved by the following “Asian Miracle” countries: Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Laos.
This discussion should try to identify common factors and differences between groups of countries. Key readings: ‘The World Bank, The East Asian Miracle (workshop reading). Also Hirst &
Thompson: The developing Economies and Globalization; Dicken: State Economic Policies’,Chapter 6 and Stiglitz: ‘The East Asian Crisis in Globalization and its discontents’,
Warning: although these readings cover Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia and Thailand. You need to identify additional readings to analyse Vietnam and Laos