Accelerated Industrialization and Explosive Urbanization

  • Japan Enviromental Council
Part of the The State of Environment in Asia book series (STEA)


During the two to three decades since the later half of the 1960s to the mid-1990s, Asia — especially East Asia — has achieved economic development of a rapidity unmatched anywhere else in the world. The World Bank focused on this in its 1993 policy research report (referred to below as “Bank report”), The East Asian Miracle,1 in which it made the following statement.


Nuclear Plant Asian Economy East Asian Economy Urbanization Ratio East Asian Miracle 
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