Asia's Journey to Prosperity: Policy, Market, and Technology Over 50 Years


This book presents an overview of Asia’s growth and transformation in the last 50 years.


50 Years of Asian Development
The Role of Markets, the State, and Institutions
Dynamics of Structural Transformation
Modernizing Agriculture and Rural Development
Technological Progress as Key Driver
Education, Health, and Demographic Change
Investment, Savings, and Finance
Infrastructure Development
Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, and Openness
Pursuing Macroeconomic Stability
Poverty Reduction and Income Distribution
Gender and Development
Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change
The Role of Bilateral and Multilateral Development Finance
Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Integration in Asia

Published January 2020

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