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The Economic Growth of Singapore Trade and Development in the Twentieth Century by W. G. Huff

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic history,
  • Economics,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Contemporary Economic Situations And Conditions,
  • Economic Development,
  • History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • History: World,
  • East Asia, Far East,
  • Singapore,
  • Economic policy,
  • Asia - General,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Business & Economics / Economic Development,
  • History / Modern / 20th Century,
  • History-Asia - General,
  • History-Modern - 20th Century,
  • Commerce,
  • Strategic aspects,
  • Far East

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages494
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7738442M
ISBN 10052137037X
ISBN 109780521370370

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Based on the authors own combined experiences of living in Singapore for over 20 years, this broad-based and analytical book sheds light on Singapore s status in the world economy. The integration of economic, social and political perspectives will ensure the book s broad appeal among scholars, students and researchers interested in growth and economic development in Singapore and South Author: Gavin Peebles. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the economic development of Singapore, easily the leading commercial and financial centre in Southeast Asia throughout the twentieth century. This Reviews: 1. This book provides the first comprehensive overview of the economic development of Singapore, easily the leading commercial and financial center in Southeast Asia throughout the twentieth century. This development has been based on a strategic location at the crossroads of Asia, a free trade economy, and a dynamic entrepreneurial tradition.   Research on Singapore's economic history has been complicated by the absence of economic data on pre-independence Singapore. This book aims to fill the gap by presenting a time-series of historical GDP estimates for the periods –39 and –

Downloadable (with restrictions)! Research on Singapore's economic history has been complicated by the absence of economic data on pre-independence Singapore. This book aims to fill the gap by presenting a time-series of historical GDP estimates for the periods –39 and – The new data presented in the book sheds light on two key aspects of Singapore's economic history. The book has excellent chapters on the foundations of growth (including the famous “TFP debate” provoked by the work of Alwyn Young, and popularized by Paul Krugman), and on the financial sector, dealing with the development of both the domestic financial system . This page covers a brief introduction of Singapore history, independence and economic growth in the last century. Recommended book and source: Singapore The British, who were extending their dominion in India, and whose trade with China in the second half of the 18th century was expanding, saw the need for a port of call in this region to.   As a result of Singapore's steady climate, favorable investment conditions and the rapid expansion of the world economy from to , the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) experienced annual double-digit growth.

Research on Singapore’s economic history has been complicated by the absence of economic data on pre-independence Singapore. This book aims to fill the gap by presenting a Author: Ichiro Sugimoto. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the economic development of Singapore, easily the leading commercial and financial centre in Southeast Asia throughout the twentieth century. This development has been based on a strategic location at the crossroads of Asia, a free trade economy, and a dynamic entrepreneurial tradition/5(2).   Despite a peak in GDP in , growth has been declining over the last six years to around 2% p.a. However, inflation is now under control and economists predict a 3% annual growth in GDP by Making the Most of Geography. As far as the economy of Singapore is concerned, the tiny state has made the best of some unfavorable conditions.   Economic growth Singapore and governmental strategy Singapore's national government had been following economic strategies and tactics that have borne fruit in form of economic development for this South East Asian country.