Recent Submissions

  • Developmental States in East Asia:Editorial Introduction 

    White, Gordon; Wade, Robert (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
  • The State and the Rural Economy in the People's Republic of China 

    Gray, Jack (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
    SUMMARY Chinese rural policy, assisted by Mao Zedong's critique of Stalinism, has moved away from the policy of ‘squeeze’, from uncritical assumptions about economies of scale in farming, and from insistence on the necessity ...
  • State and Market in Socialist Development: the case of Chinese industrial planning 

    White, Gordon (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
    SUMMARY This article examines the capacities and limits of the socialist state as an instrument of industrialisation in China. Chinese experience suggests that state involvement at all stages of socialist industrialisation ...
  • Government Intervention in the Transfer of Technology: the case of South Korea 

    Enos, John (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
    SUMMARY The development of South Korea's petrochemical industry has relied heavily on foreign technology. The remarkable success of the industry in a short period of time is mainly due to persistent government intervention ...
  • State Intervention and Foreign Direct Investment in South Korea 

    Luedde-Neurath, Richard (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
    SUMMARY Radical claims that foreign direct investment has ‘denationalised’ the South Korean economy are unfounded; and neoclassical claims that Korean policy towards direct foreign investment has been unusually liberal ...
  • Administrative Traditions and Economie Decision?making in South Korea 

    Michell, Tony (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
    SUMMARY This article offers a preliminary analysis of what is often considered a formal hierarchy, suggesting that decisionmaking in the Korean Government is far from being a simple case of orders and policies descending ...
  • Class, State and Industrialisation in South Korea 

    Hamilton, Clive (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
    SUMMARY An explanation of how private industrial capital became the driving force of society is central to an understanding of South Korean industrialisation. This process had two main phases: the transformation of landed ...
  • Industrial Policy for the Machine Tool Industries of South Korea and Taiwan 

    Jacobsson, Staffan (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
    SUMMARY The Korean machine tool industry began to develop later than the Taiwanese, but has now overtaken it in several respects, and more aggressive state help is one of the reasons why. State intervention will have to ...
  • Explaining the Success of the Asian NICs: incentives and technology 

    Fransman, Martin (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
    SUMMARY This article sets out the essential links in the neoclassical interpretation of Asian NIC performance, as exemplified in the work of Little and Balassa. It considers some theoretical weaknesses in the neoclassical ...
  • Agriculture in Taiwan and South Korea: the minimalist state? 

    Moore, Mick (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
    SUMMARY The state has intervened heavily in the agricultural economies of Taiwan and South Korea, both by direct administrative means and by establishing price relativities very different from those set by market forces. ...
  • Dirigisme Taiwan?Style 

    Wade, Robert (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1984)
    SUMMARY The Government of Taiwan has pursued a much more aggressive set of industrial policies than free trade principles would justify. It has been anticipating rather than simply responding to Taiwan's changing international ...