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Perkins, Dwight H. (Dwight Heald) 1934-

Overview
Works: 122 works in 470 publications in 4 languages and 9,307 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: HC59.7, 338.951
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Most widely held works about Dwight H Perkins
 
Most widely held works by Dwight H Perkins
Market control and planning in Communist China by Dwight H Perkins( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author is an alumnus of Evanston Township High School, class of 1952
East Asian development : foundations and strategies by Dwight H Perkins( )

13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taking both a historical and a comparative view, Perkins explores the nature of economic growth in East Asia. He focuses on ten sites in East and Southeast Asia that achieved a substantial degree of economic success: China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Secondarily, he discusses the failures in growth of other countries in the region, notably the Philippines. He analyzes why several of the economies of East and Southeast Asia have achieved rates of growth seldom witnessed elsewhere in the world (with a few exceptions); why some of the economies in the region have done better than the others; and why the richest economies eventually have all slowed down. He examines income distribution and the places where income inequality resulted. In looking into the sources for the high rate of growth, he analyzes how these economies and societies transformed the living standards of most their citizens"--
Agricultural development in China, 1368-1968 by Dwight H Perkins( Book )

38 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Agricultural Development in China explains how China's farm economy historically responded to the demands of a rising population. Dwight H. Perkins begins in the year A.D. 1368, the founding date of the Ming dynasty. More importantly, it marked the end of nearly two centuries of violent destruction and loss of life primarily connected with the rise and fall of the Mongols. The period beginning with the fourteenth century was also one in which there were no obvious or dramatic changes in farming techniques or in rural institutions. The rise in population and hence in the number of farmers made possible the rise in farm output through increased double cropping, extending irrigation systems, and much else. Issues explored in this book include the role of urbanization and long distance trade in allowing farmers in a few regions to specialize in crops most suitable to their particular region. Backing up this analysis of agricultural development is a careful examination of the quality of Chinese historical data. This classic volume, now available in a paperback edition, includes a new introduction assessing the continuing importance of this work to understanding the Chinese economy. It will be invaluable for a new generation of economists, historians, and Asian studies specialists and is part of Transaction's Asian Studies series."--Provided by publisher
China, Asia's next economic giant? by Dwight H Perkins( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and Chinese and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author is an alumnus of Evanston Township High School, class of 1952
Under new ownership : privatizing China's state-owned enterprises by Shahid Yusuf( Book )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Under New Ownership: Privatizing China's State-Owned Enterprises reviews China's history of reform and surveys the outcomes of privatization in other industrializing economies. It draws on newly collected survey data to assess the recent results of privatization in China, strongly underscoring its advantages. This is a book for all China watchers."--Jacket
China's modern economy in historical perspective : sponsored by the Social Science Research Council by Dwight H Perkins( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communist China and arms control by Morton H Halperin( Book )

25 editions published between 1956 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joint author, Dwight Perkins, is an alumnus of Evanston Township High School, class of 1952
Rural development in China by Dwight H Perkins( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author is an alumnus of Evanston Township High School, class of 1952
Economics of development by Malcolm Gillis( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook, from present and past members of the Harvard Institute of International Development, emphasizes sustainable development, trade and industrialization, and managing an open economy
Reforming economic systems in developing countries( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rural development by Sung Hwan Ban( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joint author, Dwight Perkins, is an alumnus of Evanston Township High School, class of 1952
From miracle to maturity : the growth of the Korean economy by Barry J Eichengreen( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The economic growth of South Korea has been a remarkable success story. After the Korean War, the country was one of the poorest economies on the planet; by the twenty-first century, it had become a middle-income country, a member of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (the club of advanced economies), and home to some of the world's leading industrial corporations. And yet, many Koreans are less than satisfied with their country's economic performance, given the continuing financial volatility and sluggish growth since the Korean economic crisis of 1997--1998. From Miracle to Maturity offers a comprehensive qualitative and quantitative analysis of the growth of the Korean economy, starting with the aggregate sources of growth (growth of the labor force, the stock of capital, and productivity) and then delving deeper into the roles played by structural change, exports, foreign investment, and financial development. The authors provide a detailed examination of the question of whether the Korean economy is now underperforming and ask, if so, what can be done to solve the problem." - Publisher's description
Industrialization and the state : the changing role of the Taiwan government in the economy, 1945-1998 by Limin Xue( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social capability and long-term economic growth by Pon-ho Ku( Book )

14 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study is a serious response to the important question of how a poor developing country can transform itself into a developed one, and its findings offer valuable insight to the development of a long-term growth theory and to economic development policies
The economic transformation of China by Dwight H Perkins( )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics of development by Dwight H Perkins( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook, from present and past members of the Harvard Institute of International Development, emphasizes sustainable development, trade and industrialization, and managing an open economy
Assisting development in a changing world : the Harvard Institute for International Development, 1980-1995( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These efforts involved work in formerly centrally planned command economies (e.g., Russia and Vietnam) as well as in the mixed plan/market economies of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The volume also describes HIID's efforts to work on reform in the fields of education and health as well as in the rapidly expanding area of environmental economics and policy
Routledge handbook of the Chinese economy by Gregory C Chow( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China''s rapid rise to become the world''s second largest economy has resulted in an unprecedented impact on the global system and an urgent need to understand the more about the newest economic superpower. The Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Economy is an advanced-level reference guide which surveys the current economic situation in China and its integration into the global economy. An internationally renowned line-up of scholars contribute chapters on the key components of the contemporary economy and their historical foundations. Topics covered include:<LI
The challenges of China's growth by Dwight H Perkins( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"China's economic performance over the past three decades--its rapid growth, economic opening, and strides in poverty alleviation--marks an historic turn that may qualify as one of the great "success stories" of modern economic development. China seems poised for further rapid growth today -- but questions and uncertainties cloud the longer-term horizon. Can China make the institutional changes and policy reforms that will be required to reach significantly higher general levels of productivity and income? Will continuing economic growth unleash unpredictable social or political forces within China? And what will "an economically rising China"--Potentially, a China with the world's largest GDP -- mean for the security of China's neighbors and the international community? Dwight Perkins analyzes these questions and what their resolution will mean for the United States in The Challenges of Chinese Growth, which he delivered as the 2006 Henry Wendt Distinguished Lecture at the American Enterprise Institute."--publisher's website
Économie du développement by Dwight H Perkins( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in French and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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Dwight Heald Perkins

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Languages
English (275)

Chinese (6)

French (4)

Korean (1)