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New & Forthcoming Titles | Dynamics of Asian Development (Press)

Dynamics of Asian Development

Dynamics of Asian Development

Series Editors: D'Costa, Anthony P., Rasiah, Rajah

ISSN: 2198-9923

About the Editor

Anthony P. D'Costa 

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Anthony P. D'Costa is Eminent Scholar in Global Studies and Professor of Economics at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA. He was formerly the Chair and Professor of Contemporary Indian Studies and Director of Development Studies Program at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He has written extensively on the political economy of steel, auto, and IT industries covering themes of capitalism and globalization, development, innovations, industrial restructuring, and labour market shifts. He has received many fellowships, most recently from the East West Center. He has also taught at the National University of Singapore, Bordeaux Ecole de Management, and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Rajah Rasiah 

Rajah Rasiah is Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Asia Europe Institute, University of Malaya. He obtained his doctorate in Economics from Cambridge University in 1992, and was a Rajawali fellow at Harvard University in 2014. His policy-oriented work includes research in several countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Among the major contributions he has made for the benefit of society include the conceptualization of technology, and its link to development, and methodologies designed to capture clustering, technological capabilities and industrial policies. His research and policy work has produced over 300 publications in international journals and book publishers.
While the prime focus of his research is on technology and international development, he has also worked extensively on foreign investment, human capital, public health and environment.