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Asian Economic Policy Review (Vol. 3 Issue 1)

Growing Inequalities?

2008-06/20, Published

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About AEPR
Japan Center for Economic Research (JCER) launched an English journal entitled Asian Economic Policy Review (AEPR) in June 2006. The journal is published twice a year through John Wiley & Sons. Visit the journal website for more information.

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Summary of this issue

 A special issue on the inequalities within and between countries in East Asia. In addition to regional analysis of discrepancies between economic growth and the state of healthcare and educational systems, we also looked in detail at the situation in Indonesia and other countries. We also discussed changes in national income since the nineteenth century.

Articles of this issue

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Editors’ Overview
 Hal HILL (Australian National University)
 Takatoshi ITO (University of Tokyo)
 Akira KOJIMA (Japan Center for Economic Research)
 Colin MCKENZIE (Keio University)
 Shujiro URATA (Waseda University)

What’s Not Converging? East Asia’s Relative Performance in Income, Health, and Education
 Charles KENNY (The World Bank)

Globalization, Inequality, and Local‐level Dynamics: Indonesia and the Philippines
 Hal HILL (Australian National University)

Shares of the Rich and the Rest in the World Economy: Income Divergence Between Nations, 1820–2030
 Angus MADDISON (University of Groningen)

Inequality in Japan
 Fumio OHTAKE (Osaka University)

Income Inequality in Malaysia
 Haji Mat Zin RAGAYAH (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

Reform, Growth, and Inequality in China
 John KNIGHT (University of Oxford)

Takatoshi Ito: Professor, University of Tokyo
Akira Kojima: Chairman, Japan Center for Economic Research
Shujiro Urata: Professor, Waseda University

Managing Editor
Colin McKenzie: Professor, Keio University and Sciences Po

Associate Editors
Mohamed Ariff (Malaysia): Executive Director, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research
Siow Yue Chia (Singapore): Senior Research Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs
Mitsuhiro Fukao (Japan): President, Japan Center for Economic Research
Hal Hill (Australia): Professor, Australian National University
Jong-Wha Lee (Korea): Head, Office of Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank
Marcus Noland (USA): Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Tadashi Shiraishi (Japan): Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Hadi Soesastro (Indonesia): Executive Director, Centre for Strategic and International Studies
Chalongphob Sussangkarn (Thailand): Distinguished Fellow, Thailand Development Research Institute
Akihiko Tanaka (Japan): Professor, University of Tokyo
Yongding Yu (China): Director-General, Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences