Neoclassical political economy (NPE)
Economic growth impossible under public ownership
State bureaucrats oppose marketization
States tend to be predatory
State should be as small as possible.
Market is an institution where people sponta
Asian Developmental State & China
Authoritarianism and Democracy
Fiscal discipline erosion of social safety net
Lower rates of tax while increasing the base
Charge low tax to businessmen.
Competitive exchange rates
First half of the book, political development.
How international communities should engage with Myanmar.
Begins with Regimes effort with re-label the state as Myanmar.
- States can basically change.
- Ex) Peking Beijing due to pre-colonial.
Rich prosperous country.
Governed by single party.
Death of founder, Lee Kwan Yu.
Current premier is Lee Kwan Yus son.
Political stability, lack of significant political change over 50 years.
One of the longest lived ru
List of Key groups
High school groups.
HK federation of students, mainly university students.
Localist groups (HK indigenous people) promoting HK independence.
1840s succeeded to U.K. Treaty of Nanjing.
1890s concern of business elites tow