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13. ISEG: Regional Economic Development in Southeast Asia | Prof. Henry Yeung

13. ISEG: Regional Economic Development in Southeast Asia | Prof. Henry Yeung

Prof. Henry Yeung, National University of Singapore.

Programm und Ablauf des Seminars

02. - 06.02.2004 jeweils von 16:00-19:00 Uhr

  1. Topic (02. Februar): Regional Economic Development in Southeast Asia, 1980-2003 – An Overview
  2. Topic  (03. Februar): State Policies and Industrialization
  3. Topic  (04. Februar): Transnational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment
  4. Topic  (05. Februar): Ethnic Chinese and Domestic Capital
  5. Topic  (06. Februar): The Development State, TNCs and Ethnic Chinese Capital: The Road to High Tech Development in Singapore

About the speaker:

Henry Wai-chung Yeung, Ph.D., has been Associate Professor in Economic Geography at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore since January 2000. He was a recipient of the National University of Singapore Outstanding University Researcher Award 1998 and Institute of British Geographers Economic Geography Research Group Best Published Paper Award 1998. During the 2002-2003 period, he was awarded the Commonwealth Fellowship and the Fulbright Foreign Research Award to spend his sabbatical leave at the University of Manchester, UK, and the University of Washington at Seattle, US. His research interests cover broadly theories and the geography of transnational corporations, Asian firms and their overseas operations and Chinese business networks in the Asia-Pacific region. Professor Yeung has published widely on transnational corporations from developing countries, in particular Hong Kong, Singapore and other Asian Newly Industrialised Economies. He is the author of Transnational Corporations and Business Networks: Hong Kong Firms in the ASEAN Region (Routledge, London, 1998), Entrepreneurship and the Internationalisation of Asian Firms: An Institutional Perspective (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2002), and Chinese Capitalism in a Global Era (Routledge, London, 2004). He is also the editor of The Globalisation of Business Firms from Emerging Markets, Two Volumes (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 1999) and co-editor of Globalisation and the Asia Pacific: Contested Territories, (Routledge, London, 1999), Globalization of Chinese Business Firms (Macmillan, New York, 2000), Remaking the Global Economy: Economic-Geographical Perspectives (Sage, London, 2003). He has over 60 research papers published or forthcoming in internationally refereed journals and 19 chapters in books. He is an Editor of Environment and Planning A, Editor of Economic Geography, Asia-Pacific Editor of Global Networks, and Business Manager of Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. He sits on the editorial boards of 7 other international journals, including Asia Pacific Journal of Management, European Urban and Regional Studies, Journal of Economic Geography, and Review of International Political Economy. From 2003-2005, he is the East Asia Director, Asia Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers. He is also the Southeast Asia Representative in the Commonwealth Geographical Bureau Management Committee, 2001-2004.