Title first publishedin 2003. This comprehensive book focuses on the prevailing conditions in Asia and Africa under various macroeconomic and sectoral themes in order to provide in depth explanations for the divergent development experiences of the two regions. Seeking to go further than the simple comparison of policies, the book carefully examines the institutional context for policy implementation within which growth and development have proceeded in the regions.

part One|70 pages

The Context

chapter 1|27 pages

Introduction: Comparative Development Experiences in Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia

ByErnest Aryeetey, Machiko Nissanke

chapter 2|41 pages

Comparative Institutional Analysis: Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia

ByMachiko Nissanke, Ernest Aryeetey

part Two|152 pages

Macroeconomic Management and the Development Process

chapter 3|40 pages

Macroeconomic Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa in a Comparative Setting

ByIbrahim A. Elbadawi, Benno J. Ndulu, Njuguna S. Ndung'u

chapter 5|36 pages

Korea's Experience in Macroeconomic Management and Stabilization Policy

BySung-Hee Jwa, Kwanghee Nam

part THREE|73 pages

Trade, Industry and Technology

chapter 7|18 pages

Trade, Industry and Technology Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Policies, Response and Effects

ByAdemola Oyejide, Samuel M. Wangwe

chapter 8|29 pages

Trade, Industry and Technology Policies in Northeast Asia

ByHa-Joon Chang

part Four|60 pages

Financial Policies and Financial Sector Development

chapter 10|35 pages

Financial Policies and Financial Sector Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

ByErnest Aryeetey, Machiko Nissanke

chapter 11|23 pages

Financial Institution Building in Meiji Japan

ByJuro Teranishi

part FIVE|102 pages

Rural Development, Income Distribution and Poverty