Economic development in a Globalized Environment

Henry Wan believes that the key to rapid growth in East Asian development has been a successful process of selective catching-up technologically with world best practice.

Henry Wan, Economic development in a Globalized Environment, 2004.

During the second half of the 20th century, four East Asian countries traveled from the ranks of the poor to those of the rich.

Wan puts forward his views in a single monograph that tells a coherent and well-argued story of catching-up based on technology diffusion and international trade.

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