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Towards A Common Future

Understanding Growth, Sustainability in the Asia-Pacific Region

Editors: Banik, Arindam, Barai, Munim Kumar, Suzuki, Yasushi (Eds.)

  • Covering a broad region, this title gives a holistic analysis of Asian development as a whole
    With authors based in South Asia and East Asia, and one author from South Asia but based in East Asia, the breadth of expertise brought to the topic is relatively large
    By putting ideas of sustainability in dialogue with economic theory, the authors present an heuristic that is novel among analyses of the region

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About this book

This book focuses on the tremendous shift in both economic growth and development progress taking place towards the Asia-Pacific Region. Each of the countries in the region has various concerns and challenges for its sustainable development, a common goal most of them are trying to achieve at the moment. Interestingly, sustainable development in the region may be critical for achieving sustainable development at the global level as well. With a limited mandate, the book covers some specific developmental issues of ‘the hot spots’ of APR that are regarded to be contributing to their sustainable development. The book also looks at the formation and strengthening of some economic and financial initiatives with the potentials to affect growth and influence economic cooperation and integration of the countries in the region.


About the authors

Arindam Banik is the Director and Professor of International Finance and Business at the International Management Institute, Kolkata, India. 

Munim K. Barai is Professor of Finance at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan. He holds a Ph.D. Degree from the Delhi School of Economics, India. He is a Fulbright Scholar. 

Yasushi Sazuki is Professor of Finance, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan. He holds a Ph.D. Degree from the University of London. 

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Banik, Arindam (et al.)

    Pages 3-18

  • China’s ‘New Normal’: Explaining China’s Economic Development from Institutional and Marxian Perspectives

    Suzuki, Yasushi (et al.)

    Pages 21-41

  • Opening Up and Unbalanced Development in the Chinese Regions: Theoretical Thinking and Some Empirical Evidence

    Jiang, Yanqing

    Pages 43-58

  • The “Belt and Road” Initiative and Economic Integration

    Wong, Kar-yiu

    Pages 59-86

  • Is India Key to Asian Financial Integration?

    Mukherjee, Paramita

    Pages 89-105

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-5592-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-5591-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Towards A Common Future
Book Subtitle
Understanding Growth, Sustainability in the Asia-Pacific Region
Editors
  • Arindam Banik
  • Munim Kumar Barai
  • Yasushi Suzuki
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-5592-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-5592-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-5591-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 355
Number of Illustrations and Tables
10 b/w illustrations, 49 illustrations in colour
Topics