Book Review: ‘How Asia Works’ by Joe Studwell

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“…in a functioning society markets are shaped and re-shaped by political power”

During my undergrad, one of the most enjoyable classes I took was how to develop emerging economies. The documented progression of economies from agriculture to manufacturing was fascinating, but it was only a 300-level course and it was short on details. I found Joe Studwell’s “How Asia Works” on some recommended book list and promptly added it to my Kindle.

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