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Francks, Penelope

Dr Penelope Francks

Honorary Fellow

1976 PhD (Economics), SOAS; 1972 MSc (Developmental economics), SOAS.

Selected publications

  • Technology and Agricultural Development in Pre-War Japan (London and New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983)
  • 'Learning from Japan : Plant Imports and Technology Transfer in the Chinese Iron and Steel Industry,' Journal of the Japanese and International Economies , vol.2 (1988): pp.42-62,
  • Japanese Economic Development: Theory and Practice (London: Routledge, 1992; second edition, London: Routledge, 1999)
  • (with J. Boestel and C-H. Kim) Agriculture and Economic Development in East Asia, (London: Routledge, 1999)
  • 'Japan and an East Asian Model of Agriculture's Role in Industrialisation', Japan Forum, vol. 12, no. 1 (2000): pp. 43-54.
  • '"Governing the Rice Market": Agriculture and the State in Industrial East Asia', European Journal of East Asian Studies , vol. 1, no. 1 (2001): pp.35-58.
  • 'Rural Industry, Growth Linkages and Economic Development in Nineteenth-Century Japan', Journal of Asian Studies , vol. 61, no. 1 (February 2002): pp.33-55.
  • 'Rice for the Masses: Food Policy and the Adoption of Imperial Self-Sufficiency in Early Twentieth-Century Japan', Japan Forum , vol. 15, no., 1 (2003): pp.125-46.
  • 'Multiple Choices: Rural Household Diversification and Japan 's Path to Industrialization', Journal of Agrarian Change , vol. 5, no. 4 (October 2005): pp.451-75.
  • Rural Economic Development in Japan (Abingdon: RoutledgeCurzon, 2006)