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Asian Survey. 2009; 492221–242 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.2.221
Published: 01 March 2009
...Thomas Kalinowski; Hyekyung Cho This paper studies the political economy of financial liberalization in Korea. We highlight the primary importance of state intervention in promoting financial liberalization. We shed light on "power games" of state, big business, and foreign investors emerging in...
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Asian Survey. 1987; 27121256–1267 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644633
Published: 01 December 1987
... in Japan (New Ha- ven: Yale University Press, 1986), pp. 2-11. Suzuki 2 Money, Finance and Macroeconomic Performance in Japan 1986 5 Yoshitomi, Japan as Capital Exporter, pp. 10-15 10 6 Ibid., p. 10 10 Hirohiko Okumura, "Financial Liberalization Gathers Pace," The Banker, 134...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 583439–463 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.3.439
Published: 01 June 2018
...Yu-wai Vic Li This article casts new light on the role played by post-handover Hong Kong in China’s financial globalization. The power of the city’s markets aside, Hong Kong possesses critical political leverage that has facilitated Beijing’s liberalizing of its domestic capital market and its...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 593548–572 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.3.548
Published: 01 June 2019
... of Modinomics, which privileges trade protectionism and selective financial-sector liberalization, limits the potential gains from deeper global economic integration. This article argues that deepening economic reforms, including integration into the global economy, can help mitigate the structural...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 476952–976 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.6.952
Published: 01 December 2007
...Alan Chong Singapore's reaction to the Asian financial crisis suggests that while there were signs of deepening liberalization, there was little evidence of a profound retreat from the developmental state paradigm. The crisis generated an obsession with ““globalization compatibility””: aggressive...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602323–346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.323
Published: 07 April 2020
... approved by the DAC. Despite the lack of public data, China s development assistance engage- ment began to attract great attention as the country increased its economic engagement in Southeast Asia through large-scale infrastructure investments, especially after the 2008 global financial crisis. According...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 602391–415 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.2.391
Published: 07 April 2020
..., who launched and financed the New Citizens Movement, or the liberal entrepreneurial blogger Charles Xue, they may easily be silenced or even arrested. To adapt to the tightening censorship, some blogging Da V entrepreneurs often improvise with forms of self- expression. One example certainly stands...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 6018–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.8
Published: 01 February 2020
... the large trade imbalance, and reshoring strategic industries to avoid reverse dependency. This logic upsets liberal economists, but it is not really so strange, because strategic trade, economic security, and avoiding depen- dency have continued to permeate Chinese policy. The problem is not the tech...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601177–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.177
Published: 01 February 2020
... triggers concern in Islamabad, Pakistan s relationship with violent non-state actors has provoked growing impatience in Beijing. China has kept Pakistan off the Financial Action Task Force s black list for terrorist financing, but it strongly criticized Pakistan s shortfalls when it (China) held the task...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 601109–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.109
Published: 01 February 2020
... financially. In June, on the eve of the major religious holiday Eid ul-Fitr, a 22-year-old suicide bomber, apparently influenced by ISIS, attacked a police station in Central Java, injuring only himself. In late July, police arrested another suspected JAD militant for plotting a cluster of bomb attacks. At...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 60121–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.21
Published: 01 February 2020
... accelerate in 2019. In addition to the US s unilateral action, in July the UN representatives of 22 other liberal democra- cies wrote to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights condemning Chinese policy.2 This did not include the US, as Trump had previously withdrawn it from the UN Human Rights Council...
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Asian Survey. 2020; 60134–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.34
Published: 01 February 2020
... reports saying that the PRC government staunchly supported it for the sake of tackling the money-laundering activities of some 300 mainland businesspeople in Hong Kong. Financial Secretary Paul Chan said in June 2019 that the bill was designed to fight money-laundering.1 Another report said that after...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961044–1069 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1044
Published: 01 December 2019
..., including construction of railways, power plants, highways, water supply, and port facilities. The administration has also been using policy tools such as financial aid, discount loans, and diplomatic talks to support Japanese private corporations attempts to win large-scale contracts with foreign...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961022–1043 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1022
Published: 01 December 2019
..., are likely to opt for an environment that allows free thinking, debating and writing, and whether this can be achieved in China without significant political liberalization remains a major ques- tion. 68 China s continuing struggle in this regard is evident from US data. In 2015, 85% of Chinese...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961001–1021 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1001
Published: 01 December 2019
... with an adequate facility near Beijing, in north China, the second wave of financial support was even more impressive. After a fundraising request on Easy Fundraise (Qingsongchou), RMB 500,000 (about US$ 78,000) accu- mulated in Yingxue s account in no more than five hours.1 The WeChat public account...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961070–1093 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1070
Published: 01 December 2019
...): 531 48; Christian Joppke, The Retreat of Multiculturalism in the Liberal State: Theory and Policy, British Journal of Sociology 55:2 (2004): 237 57. 2. Nora H. Kim, The Retreat of Multiculturalism? Explaining the South Korean Exception, American Behavioral Scientist 59:6 (2015): 727 46. 3. Kim...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 5961116–1136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1116
Published: 01 December 2019
..., after a liberation war, East Pakistan became Bangladesh. 5. National Academy of Sciences, Himalayan Glaciers: Climate Change, Water Resources, and Water Security, 2012, . 6. International Monetary Fund, Issues in Managing...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595911–936 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.911
Published: 01 October 2019
... which neoliberal globaliza- tion weakens the discretionary power of the developmental state.8 One is that a series of liberalization measures including stringent requirements for bank lending, corporate reform for transparency, and opening of the country to foreign direct investment (FDI) have undercut...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595844–869 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.844
Published: 01 October 2019
... Japan 2015, which included various important economic policies, such as corporate tax reduction and electricity market liberalization. From the beginning of 2016, the second Abe administration put more weight on the formulation of social welfare and labor policies. One of those policies was the Human...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 595795–821 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.5.795
Published: 01 October 2019
... international port and/or airport; these enclaves specialize in manufacturing for export and offer firms fiscal and financial benefits, free trade conditions, and a liberal regulatory environment. Single-factory zone Specially designated individual enterprises that specialize in manufacturing or services for...