Old, new and potential economic corridors in the Mekong region (book chapter)

Chapter one of the book "Emerging economic corridors in the Mekong region" (full book listed as a separate item). This chapter first reviews the history of prioritised transport projects and economic corridors; then introduces the corridors and regions explored in later chapters and their respective challenges. Finally, in this chapter the author simulates the economic impacts of the improvement of the corridors on all of the provinces in the East Asia region.

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Field Value
Document type Books and book chapters
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Economy and commerce
  • Roads and bridges
  • Trade
  • Transport and shipping
  • Transport infrastructure and facilities
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
  • China
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified
Author (individual) Ishida, Masami
Co-author (individual) Isono, Ikumo
Publication place Bangkok, Thailand
Publisher Bangkok Research Center; IDE-JETRO
Publication date 2012
General note

Chapter 1 of the book "Emerging economic corridors in the Mekong region,” edited by Masami Ishida.

Date uploaded June 8, 2015, 07:36 (UTC)
Date modified January 7, 2016, 21:00 (UTC)