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The Formation of Industrial Clusters in Asia and Regional Integration <Midterm Report>


Akifumi KUCHIKI & Masatsugu TSUJI (ed)
Published in March 2008
Edited by Akifumi Kuchiki, and Masatsugu Tsuji Industrial Clusters, Upgrading and Innovation in East Asia
Edward Elgar, 2011
Chapter 1
  1. Introduction
  2. Patterns of the flowchart approach
  3. The electronics industry cluster policy in northern Vietnam
  4. Prescriptions for the industrial cluster policy of Hanoi and Guangzhou
  5. Vietnam in the center of Asian Triangle of Growth
  6. Conclusions

Chapter 2
  1. Introduction
  2. Literature Review and Theoretical Framework
  3. TNCs’ FDI and the Formation of Automobile Industry Clusters in China
  4. Case of Volkswagen and Automobile Industry Cluster in Shanghai
  5. Discussion and Analysis
  6. Conclusions and Implications

Chapter 3
Thailand Regional Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and the Effect on Industrial Clustering pdf (261KB) / Somrote KOMOLAVANIJ, Chawalit JEENANUNTA, Veeris AMMARAPALA, and Pornpimol CHONGPHAISAL
  1. What is Free Trade Area (FTA)?
  2. FTA in Thailand
  3. Thailand’s FTA Strategy and Trade Policies
  4. Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Thailand Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)
  5. ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA)
  6. Thai Industrial Clustering
  7. Effect of AFTA and BIMSTEC to Thai Industrial Clusters

Chapter 4
  1. Introduction
  2. North-South Economic Corridor
  3. Southern Economic Corridor
  4. East-West Economic Corridor
  5. Savan=Seno Economic Zone
  6. Alternative Route to Bangkok=Hanoi
  7. Industrial Parks in Vientiane
  8. Dilemma and Option of Infrastructure Developments in Laos

Chapter 5
  1. Introduction
  2. Theoretical background
  3. How to form Industrial Cluster in Korea
  4. Concluding remark

Chapter 6
  1. Introduction
  2. FTA utilization by Japanese firms in East Asia
  3. Factors influencing the utilization
  4. Industrial clusters may have a role in utilization
  5. Conclusion

Chapter 7 
  1. Introduction
  2. Japanese MNEs input and output structure in East Asia
  3. The transportation between Guangzhou and Vietnam
  4. Examination with a general equilibrium model
  5. Conclusion

Chapter 8
  1. Introduction
  2. Mail Survey
  3. Results of Estimation
  4. Conclusions