Production Networks and Industrial Clusters: Integrating Economies in Southeast Asia


SKU: 9789812307637
Editor: Kuroiwa, Ikuo Heng, Toh Mun
Publication Date: 04/30/2008
Publisher: Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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In this book, the focus is on how developing economies in Southeast Asia ride on the wave of globalization that brings about benefits and economic growth with expanding trade and investment linkages. The central concept used in this study is production networks and industrial clusters. With examples from Indonesia and Malaysia (electronics industry), Singapore (biomedical science industry), and Thailand (automotive industry), the book explains how production networks and industrial clusters have played crucial roles in their industrial development.