[Publisher:] Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) [Place:] Kiel [Year:] 1986
Kiel Working Paper No. 265
This paper gives a progress report of a research project focusing on the competition of Japanese, US, and European firms on ASEAN markets and their impact on economic development both in home and host. countries [Hiemenz, 1984; GroB, 1985; Langhammer, Hiemenz, 1985; v. Kirchbach, 1985], The subsequent sections provide an analysis of some aspects of the contribution which the business behaviour of foreign firms from different industrialized countries may have made to industrialization and export expansion in ASEAN countries in the 1970s and early 1980s. The analysis presented below is in the tradition of Sekiguchi, Krause , Kojima [1978; 1985], and Lee [1983; 1984] and supplements recent work by Ariff, Hill , Hill, Johns , and Hill .