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The Chinese in the Philippine economy, 1898-1941 : a study of their business achievements and limitations

Wong, Kwok-chu


The Philippines during the early 20th century had an environment that was conducive to economic growth. The introduction of the rule of law, free competition, economic reforms, infrastructure projects and free trade with the United States provided opportunities to all players in the growing economy. An evolving ethnic Chinese minority was both a product of and contributor to the growth process. Across the community, there was a general pattern of upward mobility, achieved mainly during...[Show more]

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Date published: 1994
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7395943e4d1


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