China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia are all undergoing rapid economic development. The metaphor used to describe some of these nations—that of a powerful tiger readying itself to spring—now appears applicable to most countries in Asia.
Can they maintain their economic momentum and ensure that the dividends of growth are shared across their entire populations? Much of this will depend on the choices made by policymakers at crucial political crossroads. Assessing Pathways to Success looks at the routes available to these aspiring economic tigers, as well as the many potential pitfalls their leaders must negotiate along the way.