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Social Costs of Economic Restructuring in Asia and the Pacific

  • Author: UN
  • Publication date: July 1994
  • Page count: 568
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 94.II.F.2

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Studies conducted in the countries of China, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand are used to highlight the macroeconomic consequences of economic restructuring. The information also shows the sectoral effects based on indicators such as access to health care and education, literacy, housing, social services and the impact on employment. Governance as well as the institutional capability and the manner in which it grew to accommodate the needs of economic restructuring are also discussed.