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Alford, William. The More Law, the More . . .? Measuring Legal Reform in the People's Republic of China. Center for Research on Economic Development and Policy Reform: Working Paper no. 59, Stanford University. (August 2000.)

Amsden, Alice. Asia's Next Giant. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1989, Chap. 1 (pp. 3-23).

Amsden, Alice, and Wan-wen Chu. "Beyond Late Development: Upgrading Policies in Taiwan." Chap. 3 Government-Led Networking. Cambridge: MIT Press, forthcoming.
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Aoki, Masahiko, and Hirokazu Takizawa. "Modularity: Its Relevance to Industrial Architecture." Paper prepared for the Conference on Innovation within Firms, Saint-Gobain Centre for Economic Research, Paris, November 2002. 

------. The Rise of 'The Rest'. Oxford, 2001, pp. 31-121.

Bates, Robert. In Markets and States in Tropical Africa. Univ. of California, 1981, pp. 1-44, 81-95.

Boycko, Maxim, Andrei Shleifer and Robert Vishny. In Privatizing Russia. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1995, Chap. 1 and 2 (pp. 1-46 ).

Brusoni, Stefano, and Keith Pavitt. "Modularity and the Division of Cognitive Labor Within/Across Organizations." Paper prepared for the Conference on Innovation within Firms, Saint-Gobain Centre for Economic Research, Paris, November 2002. 

Chandler, Alfred D., and Takashi Hikino. "The Large Industrial Enterprise and the Dynamics of Modern Growth." In  Big Business and the Wealth of Nations.  Edited by Chandler et. al. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997.

Clayton, Christensen M. "The Innovator's Dilemma." HBS Press, 1997, pp. ix-xxiv, 3-59.

Dani Rodrick. "Institutions, Integration, and Geography: In Search of the Deep Determinants of Economic Growth."  (February 2002).

------. "Feasible Globalizations."

Evans, Peter J. Embedded Autonomy: States and Industrial Transformation. Princeton, 1995, (pp. 3-73).

Francis Fukuyama. "Social Capital and Civil Society." IMF Working Paper WP/00/74. (April 2000).

Fujimoto, Takahiro. "Organizational Diversity and Corporate Performance." Paper prepared for the Conference on Innovation within Firms, Saint-Gobain Centre for Economic Research, Paris, November 2002.

Gerschenkron, Alexander. "Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective." Harvard, 1962, pp. 5-30.

Hernando, de Soto. The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else (Basic Books, 2000).

Krugman, Paul. "The Myth of Asia's Miracle." Foreign Affairs 73, (Nov/Dec 1994): 62-78.

La Porta, Rafael, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes, Andrei Shleifer, and Robert W. Vishny. "Law and Finance." Journal of Political Economy, 106, 6 (December 1998): 1113-1155.

Locke, Richard M. "Building Trust." Paper prepared for The Saint-Gobain Centre for Economic Research 5th Conference, Paris. (November 2002).

Margaret, Margaret, Dani Rodrik, and Karen Horn Welch. "When Economic Reform Goes Wrong: Cashews in Mozambique."

North, Douglass, and Barry Weingast. "Constitutions and Commitment: The Evolution of Institutions Governing Public Choice in Seventeenth Century England." Journal of Economic History 49 (December 1989): 803-832

Olson, Mancur. Power and Prosperity. New York: Basic Books, 2000, Chap. 1 and 2 (pp. 1-43).

Przeworski, Adam, and Fernando Limongi. "Political Regimes and Economic Growth." Journal of Economic Perspectives 7 (Summer 1993): 51-69.

Putnam, Robert D. In Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1993, Chapters 4-6 (pp. 121-185).

Sachs, Jeffrey D., and Andrew M. Warner. "Economic Convergence and Economic Policies." NBER Working Paper No. 5039, (February 1995).

Saxenian, Anna Lee.  "Taiwan's Hsinchu Region: Imitator and Partner for Silicon Valley." SIEPR Discussion Paper no. 00-44, Stanford University, June 2001.

Schumpeter, Joseph. Chap. XII-XVII in Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy. New York: Harper and Row, [1942] 1976, pp. 131-199.

------. "The Theory of Economic Development." Chap. 2 in The Fundamental Phenomenon of Economic Development. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, [1911] 1968, pp. 57-94.

Shleifer, Andrei, and Robert Vishny. In The Grabbing Hand: Government Pathologies and Their Cures. Harvard, 1999, pp. 1-13.

Steinfeld, Edwardn S. "Chinese Enterprise Development and the Challenge of Global Integration." Paper prepared for World Bank project on East Asian Networked Production, November 2002.

Stiglitz, Joseph E. Globalization and Its Discontents. New York: W.W. Norton, 2002, 23-88.

------. "Redefining the Role of the State." Paper presented on the Tenth Anniversary of MITI Research Center. (March 1998).

------. "Wither Reform? Ten Years of Transition." Paper prepared for World Bank Annual Conference on Development Economics, Washington DC. (April, 1999).

United Nations Development Programme. Arab Human Development Report 2002. skim entire report but focus on Chapters 1, 2 and 7.

Wade, Robert. Governing the Market. Princeton, 1990, (pp. 8-112).

Williamson, John. "What Should the World Bank Think about the Washington Consensus?" The World Bank Research Observer 15, 2 (Aug. 2000): 251-64.

Moises Naim. "Fads and Fashion in Economic Reforms: Washington Consensus or Washington Confusion?" Paper prepared for IMF Conference on Second Generation Reforms, Washington DC, 1999.

Shahid, Yusuf, et. al. "Innovative East Asia: The Future of Growth." Chap. 4 in The Transition to Innovative Economies in East Asia. Washington: World Bank, 2003, pp. 141-180



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