WCED Lecture. The Politics of the Middle-Income Trap
Richard F. Doner is Goodrich C. White Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Doner's research focuses on the political and institutional bases of economic development, especially in Southeast Asia. His books include "The Politics of Uneven Development: Thailand’s Economic Growth in Comparative Perspective" (2009); "From Silicon Valley to Singapore: Location and Competitive Advantage in the Hard Disk Drive Industry" (with David McKendrick and Stephan Haggard, 2000); and "Driving a Bargain: Japanese Firms and Automobile Industrialization in Southeast Asia" (1991). His co-edited volumes include "Explaining Institutional Innovation: Case Studies from Latin America and East Asia" (2010), and "Economic Governance and The Challenge of Flexibility in East Asia" (with Fred Deyo and Eric Hershberg, 2001). His articles have appeared in journals such as "International Organization," "World Politics," "Journal of Development Studies," "Journal of Contemporary Asia," "Journal of Asian Studies," "Science, Technology and Society," "Journal of East Asian Studies," "Review of Policy Research," and "World Development." Dr. Doner has written or consulted for the World Bank, the International Labor Organization, the Inter-American Development Bank, and business associations in Southeast Asia. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Northeast Thailand and an assembly line worker at General Motors in California.
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|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||democracy, Economics, Latin America, political science, Southeast Asia|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, International Institute|
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