Hu Angang and Guan Qingyou (胡鞍钢与管清友). China’s Response to Global Climate Change (中国应对全球气候变化). Tsinghua University Press, 2009. Reviewed by Shagufta Yasmin (Ph.D. candidate, Centre of East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University) Global climate change is one of...More
세계사의 시각에서 본 근현대 중국 조세 구조의 전환 (" The Transition of Modern Chinese Tax Structure from the View of Global History") [Korean original version] ( Kang Jin A , Hanyang University) 世界史の視座から見た中国近現代租税構造の転換 ("The Transition of Modern Chinese Tax Structure from the View of Global History") [Japanese...More
Yip, Hon Ming 葉漢明, ed. Globalization and Gender: The Implications of Global Economic Restructuring for Women in China and Southeast Asia 《 全球化與性別:全球經濟重組對中國和東南亞女性的意義 》 . Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香港中文大學香港亞太研究所, 2011. Reviewed by Tuen Yi Chiu (Ph.D. candidate, Department of...More
Engel’s Law in Vietnam and the Philippines: Effects of In-Kind Consumption on Inequality and Poverty ( Atsushi Maki and Satoshi Ohira) Abstract : This paper focuses on the Philippines and Vietnam where poverty alleviation programs play a critical role in maintaining minimal living standards, making...More
Are Luxury Goods Really Luxuries? The Validity of the Törnqvist-Wold Hypothesis ( Atsushi Maki and M lemba Abassy Kamwe) Abstract : Contrary to Engel’s Law, we find that the Engel curve is upward sloping in the very poor households in Tanzania, indicating that the total expenditure elasticity for...More
Archetype and Metamorphosis: The Origins of Korea's Economic Development Plans ( Wonhyeong gwa Byeonyong ), by Park Tae Gyun, Seoul: Seoul National University Press, 2007. Reviewed by Jeong, Jong-Ho, professor at the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University. This book...More
Taste of Luxury: Consumer society and the scholar-literati circle in the late Ming dynasty ( 品味奢華: 晚明的消費社會與士大夫), by WU Jen-shu 巫仁恕. Taipei: Academia Sinica, Lian jing chu ban shi ye you xian gong si, 2007 (台北市: 中央研究院, 聯經出版事業有限公司, 2007). Reviewed by Sylvia Wun-sze Lee (Department of Fine Arts, The...More
When Law Meets Economy: Commercial Law in Ming-Qing China . (當法律遇上經濟:明清中國的商業法律) by CHIU Peng-sheng. Taipei: Wu-nan Book Inc., 2008. Reviewed by LI Cho-ying (Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of History, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan) When Laws Meet Economy: Commercial Law in...More
ASEAN Economic Community: Content and Roadmap , edited by Nguyen Hong Son (Hanoi: Social Sciences Publishing House, 2009, 228 pp.). Reviewed by Nguyen Manh Hung (Institute of World Economics and Politics, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences). The initiative to establish the ASEAN Economic Community...More
A Cliometric Review of Late Chosŏn History (Edited by Rhee Young Hoon, in Korean, Seoul National University Press 2004, 409 pages) 數量經濟史로 다시 본 朝鮮後期 (李榮薰 編, 韓國語版, 서울大學校出版部2004年版 409쪽) Reviewed by Ilsoo David Cho (Ph.D. Student, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University...More