Posts by Henry Wai-Chung Yeung

Henry Wai-chung Yeung, Professor of Economic Geography and Co-Director of the Global Production Networks Centre, National University of Singapore

Revisiting the developmental state 8: the new challenges of Asia’s latecomer industrialisation

Industrial policy needs to be rethought if it is to remain effective in promoting economic development in a highly globalised world economy When South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore were ‘catching up’ through state-led industrialisation in the 1960s and the 1970s, their only benchmark was the first movers in the existing advanced industrialised economies.  However, in the context of today’s intensified … Continue reading

14 November 2017 by Henry Wai-Chung Yeung
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