|Perspectives on development in Asia-Pacific|
|Martin Andersson and Christer Gunnarsson|
The economic miracle in Asia-Pacific was perhaps the most spectacular development experience of the entire world economy during the second half of the twentieth century. The astonishing transformation of a number of countries from agrarian and typically underdeveloped economies into industrial and modern societies has attracted enormous attention and provoked development economists and policy-makers into rethinking their theories and strategies of economic development. The growth experience of the Asia-Pacific region has rightly been held forth as a case of development worth studying and learning from. It has been the case ...