`comprehensive study of Korean industrialization ... a detailed analysis that extends from the formation of macroeconomic policies down to the shop floor ... Amsden's book is a valuable contribution to the literature on Korean development ... provides an immeasurable service.'Business History Review
Amsden's ambition in Asia's Next Giant is to articulate a general paradigm of growth for late industrializers all over the world. Notwithstanding the controversial, if not dubious nature of this technological paradigm, Amsden tackles it with speed and economy.- Alex H. Choi. - Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars Vol 30 No 3 1998
About the Author
Alice H. Amsden is Professor of Economics on the Graduate Faulty of The New School for Social Research.