Publications by East-West Center Authors on Innovation, Economic Integration, and Growth

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2019

Baird, Ian G., William Noseworthy, Nghiem Phuong Tuyen, Le Thu Ha, and Jefferson Fox. (2019). Land grabs and labour: Vietnamese workers on rubber plantations in southern Laos. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. 40(1): 50-70.

Ernst, Dieter (2019). China’s innovation policy and the quest for semiconductor autonomy: Q&A with Dieter Ernst. Insight: The Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. May/June 2019: 25-27.

Mason, Andrew, and Sang-Hyop Lee (2019). Demographic dividends: Policies based on an understanding of population dynamics will help countries achieve the SDGs. In SDGs: Transforming our world. 2019 edition. United Nations Association. UK.

Mason, Andrew, and Sang-Hyop Lee (2019). Macroeconomic impacts and policies in aging societies: T20 Task Force on Aging Population and Its Economic Impact + Immigration. Background document prepared for the Osaka Summit of G20 leaders, held in June 2019 (also forthcoming as a book chapter to be published by the Asian Development Bank Institute).

Mason, Andrew, Sang-Hyop Lee, Ronald Lee, and Gretchen Donehower (2019 forthcoming). Macroeconomics and policies in aging societies. In David Bloom, ed. Economics of population. Washington, DC: Center for Economic and Policy Research.

2018

Abrigo, Michael R.M., Sang-Hyop Lee, and Donghyun Park (2018). Human capital spending, inequality, and growth in middle-income Asia. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. 54(6): 1285-1303. This article is also available as Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper 529.

Cho, Dongchul, Takatoshi Ito, and Andrew Mason, eds. (2018). Economic stagnation in Japan: Exploring the causes and remedies of Japanization. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Ernst, Dieter, and Michael G. Plummer, eds. (2018). Megaregionalism 2.0: Trade and innovation within global networks. Singapore: World Scientific.

Harwit, Eric (2018). Is 5G wireless technology the next field for Chinese dominance? China-US Focus, 4 April.

Mason, Andrew, and Ronald Lee (2018). Intergenerational transfers and the older population. In National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Future directions for the demography of aging: Proceedings of a workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, pp.187-214.

Matsukura, Rikiya, Satoshi Shimizutani, Nahoko Mitsuyama, Sang-Hyop Lee, and Naohiro Ogawa (2018 in press). Untapped work capacity among old persons and their potential contributions to the silver dividend in Japan. The Journal of the Economics of Ageing.

Noland, Marcus (2018). North Korea: Sanctions, engagement, and strategic reorientation. East-West Center Working Papers: Innovation and Economic Growth Series, No. 14. Honolulu: East-West Center.

2017

Ernst, Dieter (2017). China's standard-essential patents challenge: From latecomer to (almost) equal player? Special Report. Waterloo, ON, Canada: Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Harwit, Eric (2017). Ford and Tesla's challenge to Trump in China. China-US Focus, 19 July.

Harwit, Eric (2017). Tesla's China venture—will the company set a precedent in Shanghai? China-US Focus, 9 November.

Harwit, Eric (2017). WeChat: Social and political development of China's dominant messaging app. Chinese Journal of Communication. 10(3): 312-27.

Harwit, Eric (2017). ZTE's penalty: Repercussions of an American-imposed fine. China-US Focus, 24 May.

2016

Ascher, William , Garry D. Brewer, G. Shabbir Cheema, and John M. Heffron (Eds.) (2016). The evolution of development thinking: Governance, economics, assistance, and security. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ernst, Dieter (2016).  Beyond value capture—exploring innovation gains from global networks. Paper presented at the Workshop on Mega-Regionalism—New Challenges for Trade and Innovation (MCTI), East-West Center, Honolulu, 20–21 January. Forthcoming in Dieter Ernst and Michael Plummer (eds). Megaregionalism—innovation and irade within global networks. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Studies in International Economics/Imperial College Press.

Ernst, Dieter (2016). China’s bold strategy for semiconductors—zero-sum game or catalyst for cooperation? East-West Center Working Papers: Innovation and Economic Growth Series, no. 9. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter (2016).  From catching up to forging ahead: China's new role in the semiconductor industry. Solid State Technology 59(3): 16–19.

Ernst, Dieter (2016).  From catching up to forging ahead in advanced manufacturing—reflections on China’s future of jobs. Paper prepared at the Conference on The Future of Jobs: The Dual Challenges of Globalization and Robotization, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 19-20 February. Forthcoming in Eva Paus (ed.). The new technological revolution: What future for jobs and Livelihoods? Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Ernst, Dieter (2016). Standard-essential patents within global networks—An emerging economies perspective. Paper presented at the First International Symposium on Standardization and Governance, Hunan University, Changsha, China, 20 November 2016.

Ernst, Dieter (2016). Techno-nationalism 2.0: A new grand strategy for semiconductors. China Economic Quarterly 3:15-22.

Ernst, Dieter (2016).  The Information Technology Agreement, manufacturing and innovation—China’s and India’s contrasting experiences. Paper presented at the Workshop on Mega-Regionalism—New Challenges for Trade and Innovation (MCTI), East-West Center, Honolulu, 20–21 January. Forthcoming in Dieter Ernst and Michael Plummer (eds). Megaregionalism—innovation and irade within global networks. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Studies in International Economics/Imperial College Press.

Ernst, Dieter (2016). The role of innovation for Malaysia’s economic development. Background study for the OECD innovation policy study on Malaysia. Paris: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Ernst, Dieter, and Michael Plummer, eds. (2016). Mega-regionalism—new challenges for trade and innovation. Conference papers. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Harwit, Eric (2016). The Internet in China: Economic growth and bridging the digital divide. The World Financial Review, January-February, 2016.

Kang, Dongsoo, and Andrew Mason, eds. (2016). Macroprudential regulation of international finance: Managing capital flows and exchange rates. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Katada, Saori N. (2016). At the crossroads: The TPP, AIIB, and Japan’s foreign economic strategy. AsiaPacific Issues no. 125. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Nishikawa, Kunio (2016). Free trade and the future of Japan’s agricultural policy. AsiaPacific Bulletin no. 342. Washington, DC: East-West Center.

Ohno, Taro (2016). Fiscal deficit and fiscal reform in Japan. AsiaPacific Bulletin no. 351. Washington, DC: East-West Center.

Petri, Peter A., and Michael G. Plummer (2016). The economic effects of the TPP: New estimates. In Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs and Jeffrey J. Schott, eds. Trans-Pacific partnership: An assessment. Washington, D.C: Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Plummer, Michael (2016).The Transpacific Partnership: Potential gains and impediments in a global context. Forthcoming in Dieter Ernst and Michael Plummer (eds). Megaregionalism—innovation and irade within global networks. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Studies in International Economics/Imperial College Press.

Wang, Wei, Gemma Estrada, Jurgen Conrad, Sang-Hyop Lee, and Donghyun Park (2016). Beyond manufacturing: Developing the service sector to drive growth in the PRC. AsiaPacific Issues no. 124. Honolulu: East-West Center.

2015

Ernst, Dieter (2015). Fast tracking India’s electronics manufacturing industry: Business environment and industrial policy. Report prepared for the World Bank. Washington, D.C: World Bank Group.

Ernst, Dieter (2015). From catching up to forging ahead: China’s policies for semiconductors. Special Study. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter (2015).  Global strategic patenting and innovation—policy and research implications. East-West Center Working Papers: Innovation and Economic Growth Series, No. 2. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter (2015).  Xi's visit highlights US and Chinese expectations in the semiconductor industry. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Kim, Kwang Doo, Yoon Hyung Kim, Yongduk Pak, David Pumphrey, and James A. Slutz, eds. (2015). The shale gas in North Pacific energy security: 2014 North Pacific energy dialogue proceedings. Ulsan, Republic of Korea: Korea Energy Economics Institute; and Honolulu: East-West Center.

Lüthje, Boy, and Christopher A. McNally (2015). China's hidden obstacles to socioeconomic rebalancing. AsiaPacific Issues, No. 120. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Scholz, J. Karl, Hyungpyo Moon, and Sang-Hyop Lee, eds. (2015). Social policies in an age of austerity: A comparative analysis of the US and Korea. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Wang Ping, Liang Zheng, and Dieter Ernst (2015). The vision and challenges of voluntary standardization institutional reform of China. China Standardization Magazine 9: 49–56 [in Chinese] (Honored as an Excellent Paper by the China Association for Standardization (CAS)).

2014

Ernst, Dieter (2014). The information technology agreement, industrial development, and innovation—India’s and China’s diverse experiences. Geneva: World Economic Forum and International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD).

Ernst, Dieter (2014). Trade and innovation in global networksregional policy implications. In Annelieke van der Giessen, Claire Stolwijk, and Jos Leijten, eds. Can policy follow the dynamics of global innovation platforms? Delft: Six Countries Programme.

Ernst, Dieter (2014). Upgrading India’s electronics industry—regulatory reform and industrial policy. Special Study. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter, Heejin Lee, and Jooyoung Kwak (2014). Standards, innovation, and latecomer economic development: Conceptual issues and policy challenges. Telecommunications Policy 38(10): 853–62.

Harwit, Eric (2014). The rise and influence of Weibo (Microblogs) in China. Asian Survey, November-December, pp. 1059-87.

Harwit, Eric (2014). Telecommunications in China. In The Internet in China. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing.

McNally, Christopher A. (2014). The evolution and contemporary manifestations of Sino-capitalism. In Uwe Becker, ed. The BRICS and emerging economies in comparative perspective—political economy, liberalisation, and institutional change. London: Routledge, pp. 53-78.

2013

Ernst, Dieter (2013). America’s voluntary standards system—a “best practice” model for Asian innovation policies? Policy Studies No. 66. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter (2013). Industrial upgrading through low-cost and fast innovation—Taiwan's experience. Working Papers, Economics Series No. 133. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Harwit, Eric (2013). Chinese and Japanese investment in Southeast and South Asia: Case studies of the automobile and electronics industries. Pacific Review, September, pp. 361-83.

McNally, Christopher A. (2013). Refurbishing state capitalism: A policy analysis of efforts to rebalance China’s political economy. In C.A. McNally and B. Luethje, guest editors. Rebalancing China’s Political Economy. Special issue of the Journal of Contemporary Chinese Affairs.  42(4): 45-71 (German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, Germany).

McNally, Christopher A., Boy Luethje, and Tobias ten Brink (2013). Rebalancing China’s emergent capitalism: State power, economic liberalization and social upgrading. In C.A. McNally and B. Luethje, guest editors. Rebalancing China’s Political Economy. Special issue of the Journal of Contemporary Chinese Affairs.  42(4): 3-16 (German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, Germany).

2012

Ernst, Dieter, contributor (2012). The new global ecosystem in advanced computing: Implications for U.S. competitiveness and national security. Washington, DC: National Research Council, Committee on Global Approaches to Advanced Computing.

Ernst, Dieter (2012). Production and innovation networks, global. In Helmut K. Anheier and Mark Juergensmeyer, eds. Encyclopedia of global studies (pp. 1393–97). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Ernst, Dieter, and Barry Naughton (2012). Global technology sourcing and China’s integrated circuit design industry: A Conceptual framework and preliminary research findings. Economics Working Paper No. 131. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Hahn, Chin Hee, Sang-Hyop Lee, and Kyoung-Soo Yoon, eds. (2012). Responding to climate change: Global experiences and the Korean perspective. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Harwit, Eric (2012). Comparative development of the mobile Internet in China and Japan. In Rodney Wai-chi Chu, Leopoldina Fortunati, Pui-lam Law, and Shanhua Yang, eds., Mobile communication and greater China pp. 80-95. London: Routledge.

Obstfeld, Maurice, Dongchul Cho, and Andrew Mason, eds. (2012). Global economic crisis: Impacts, transmission, and recovery. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

2011

 Ernst, Dieter, contributor (2011). China's Five-Year Plan, indigenous innovation, and technology transfers and outsourcing: Hearing before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Washington, DC: United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

Ernst,. Dieter (2011). China’s innovation policy is a wake-up call for America. AsiaPacific Issues, no.100. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter (2011). Indigenous innovation and globalization: The challenge for China's standardization strategy. La Jolla, CA: University of California at San Diego, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation; and East-West Center [Published in Chinese by the University of International Business and Economics Press in Beijing].

Ernst, Dieter (2011). Toward greater pragmatism? China’s approach to innovation and standardization. IGCC Policy Brief 18. San Diego, CA: University of California, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation.

Hahn, Chin Hee, and Sang-Hyop Lee, eds. (2011). Reforms for Korea’s sustained growth. Seoul: KDI Press.

McNally, Christopher A. (2011). China’s changing Guanxi capitalism—private entrepreneurs between Leninist control and relentless accumulation. Business and Politics 13(3, August): article 5.

Petri, Peter A., Michael G. Plummer, and Fan Zhai (2011). The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Asia-Pacific Integration: A Quantitative Assessment. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 119. Honolulu: East-West Center.

2010

Kawai, Masahiro, Jong-Wha Lee, Peter A. Petri, and Giovanni Capanelli (2010). Asian regionalism in the world economy: Engine for dynamism and stability. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

2009

Ernst, Dieter (2009). A new geography of knowledge in the electronics industry? Asia’s role in global innovation networks. Policy Studies No. 54. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Kim, Joo Hoon, and Sang-Hyop Lee, eds. (2009). Restructuring small and medium-size enterprises in the age of globalization. Seoul: KDI Press.

McNally, Christopher A. (2009). Chongqing. In David Pong, J.F. Andrews, J. Beja, F. Christiansen, D. Faure, and A. Finnane, eds. Encyclopedia of modern China (pp. 265–66). Detroit: Charles Scribner’s Sons.

2008

Ernst, Dieter (2008) Can Chinese IT firms develop innovative capabilities within global knowledge networks? In Marguerite Gong Hancock, Henry S. Rowen, and William F. Miller, eds. China's quest for independent innovation (pp. 197–216). Stanford: Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center.

Ernst, Dieter, and Barry Naugthon (2008). China’s emergent political economy—insights from the IT industry. In C. McNally, ed. China’s emergent political economycapitalism in the dragon’s lair (pp. 39–59). London: Routledge.

McNally, Christopher A., ed. (2008). China’s emergent political economy—capitalism in the dragon’s lair. London: Routledge.

2007

Ernst, Dieter (2007). Beyond the global factory model: Innovative capabilities for upgrading China's IT industry. International Journal of Technology and Globalization 3(4): 437–60.

McNally, Christopher A., Hong Guo, and Guangwei Hu (2007). Entrepreneurship and political guanxi networks in China’s private sector. East-West Center Working Papers, Politics, Governance, and Security Series, No. 19.Honolulu: East-West Center.

2006

Ernst, Dieter (2006). Can Chinese IT firms develop innovative capabilities within global knowledge networks? Paper prepared for international workshop on Greater China's Innovative Capacities: Progress and Challenges. Beijing, China, May 20-21.

Ernst, Dieter (2006). The offshoring of innovation. Far Eastern Economic Review 169(4): 29-33.

McNally, Christopher A. (2006). Insinuations on China's emergent capitalism. East-West Center Working Papers, Politics, Governance, and Security Series, No. 15. Honolulu: East-West Center.

2005

Ernst, Dieter (2005). Complexity and internationalisation of innovation—why is chip design moving to Asia? International Journal of Innovation Management 9(1, special issue): 47-73.

Ernst, Dieter (2005). Limits to modularity—reflections on recent developments in chip design. Industry and Innovation 12(3): 303-335.

Ernst, Dieter (2005). Pathways to innovation in Asia’s leading electronics-exporting countries—a framework for exploring drivers and policy implications. International Journal of Technology Management 29(1/2, special issue): 6-20.

Ernst, Dieter (2005). Searching for a new role in East Asian regionalization—Japanese production networks in the electronics industry. In Peter J. Katzenstein and Takashi Shiraishi, eds. Beyond Japan: The dynamics of East Asian regionalism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Ernst, D. 2005. The new mobility of knowledge: Digital information systems and global flagship networks. In R. Latham and S. Sassen, eds. Digital formations. IT and new architectures in the global realm. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Ernst, Dieter, and B. Naughton (2005). China’s emerging industrial economy—insights from the IT industry. Paper prepared for the East-West Center Conference on China’s Emerging Capitalist System, Honolulu, Hawaii, 10-12 August.

2004

Ernst, Dieter (2004). Global production networks in East Asia's electronics industry and upgrading perspectives in Malaysia. In Shahid Yusuf, M. Anjum Altaf, and Kaoru Nabeshima eds. Global production networking and technological change in East Asia. Washington, DC: The World Bank and Oxford University Press

Ernst, Dieter, and Bengt-Ake Lundval (2004). Information technology in the learning economy: challenges for developing countries. In Erik S. Reinert, ed. Globalization, economic development and inequality: An alternative perspective. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing

McNally, Christopher A. (2004). Sichuan: Driving capitalist development westward. The China Quarterly 178(June): 426–47.

McNally, Christopher A. (2004). Sichuan: Driving capitalist development westward. In David S.G. Goodman, ed. China's campaign to "Open Up the West: National, Provincial and Local Perspectives (pp. 112–33). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2003

Ernst, Dieter (2003). Digital information systems and global flagship networks: How mobile is knowledge in the global network economy? In Jens Froslev Christensen and Peter Maskell, eds. The industrial dynamics of the new digital economy. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Ernst, Dieter (2003). Pathways to innovation in Asia's leading electronics exporting countries: Drivers and policy implications. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 62. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter (2003). Pathways to innovation in the global network economy: Asian upgrading strategies in the electronics industry. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 58. Honolulu: East-West Center.

2002

Ernst, Dieter (2002). Electronics industry. In William Lazonick, ed. The IEBM [International Encyclopedia of Business and Management] handbook of economics.. Thomson Learning.

Ernst, Dieter, and Kim Linsu (2002). Global production networks, knowledge diffusion, and local capability formation. Research Policy 31(8/9): 1417-29.

McNally, Christopher A. (2002). China's state-owned enterprises: Thriving or crumbling? AsiaPacific Issues, No. 59. Honolulu: East-West Center.

2001

Basant, Rakesh Pankaj Chandra, and Lynn Mytelka (2001). Inter-firm linkages and development of capabilities in the Indian telecom software sector. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 14. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Chen, Tain-Jy and Shin-Horng Chen (2001). Global production networks and local capabilities: New opportunities and challenges for Taiwan. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 15. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter (2001). Global production networks and the changing geography of innovation systems: Implications for developing countries. Journal of the Economics of Innovation and New Technologies 11(6): 497-523.

Ernst, Dieter (2001). Global production networks and industrial upgrading—a knowledge-centered approach. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 25. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter and Linsu Kim (2001). Global production networks, knowledge diffusion, and local capability formation. A conceptual framework. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 19. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter (2001). Moving beyond the commodity trap? Trade adjustment and industrial upgrading in East Asia's electronics industry. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 10. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ernst, Dieter (2001). New challenges for industrial clusters and cistricts: Global production networks and knowledge diffusion. In Paolo Guerrier, Simona Iammarino, and Carlo Pietrobelli, eds. The global challenge to industrial districts. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Ernst, Dieter (2001). Small firms competing in globalized high-tech industries: The co-evolution of domestic and international knowledge linkages in Taiwan's computer industry. In Paolo Guerrier, Simona Iammarino, and Carlo Pietrobelli, eds. The global challenge to industrial districts. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Guerrieri, Paolo (2001). Industrial districts, ICT and global Ppoduction networks: The Italian experience. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 16. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Garcia, D. Linda (2001). Governing electronic commerce in a global environment. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 31. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Kim, Linsu (2001). Knowledge management: A new perspective for development strategy. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 12. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Lipsey, Richard G. (2001). Understanding technological change. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 13. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Lüethje,  Boy (2001). Electronics contract manufacturing: Transnational production networks, the Internet, and knowledge diffusion in low-cost locations in Asia and Eastern Europe. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 18. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Mowery David C., and Jeffrey T. Macher (2001). E-commerce and the semiconductor industry value chain: Implications for vertical specialization and integrated semiconductor manufacturers. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 17. Honolulu: East-West Center.

Ozawa, Terutomo and Sergio Castello (2001). Multinational corporations and endogenous growth: An eclectic-paradigmatic analysis. East-West Center Working Papers, Economics Series, No. 27. Honolulu: East-West Center.

2000

Borrus, Michael, Dieter Ernst, and Stephan Haggard, eds. (2000). International production networks in Asia: Rivalry or riches?  London: Routledge.