Economic And Social Policies Of Dynamic Southeast Asian Countries: How Applicable are They To Ghana and Africa?

"This paper discusses some of the successful social and economic policies . adopted by the dynamic Southeast Asian countries that could be applied to the Ghanaian and African contexts. The analysis focuses on five main dynamic ASEAN countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The economic and social policies of the five dynamic countries are discussed with relevance to the Ghanaian and African contexts. Further, the paper also highlights several negative impacts of economic growth and development of the dynamic ASEAN countries in order to draw lessons for Ghana and the rest of Africa."