Jomo, K.S. 1952–

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Jomo, K.S. 1952–

[A pseudonym]

(Jomo Kwame Sundaram)

PERSONAL: Born Jomo Kwame Sundaram, November 12, 1952, in Penang, Malaysia; son of Shree Kaliana (an engineer) and Sack Liang (a bookkeeper; maiden name, Chua) Sundaram; married Shamsulbahriah Ku Ahmad, March 16, 1985 (marriage ended September 9, 1991); married Felice Noelle Rodriguez (an historian), 2004; children: (first marriage) Nadia Jihad, Emil Jihad. Education: Yale University, B.A., 1973; Harvard University, M.P.A., 1974, Ph.D., 1978. Politics: "Left." Religion: Muslim.

ADDRESSES: Home—33 Road 11/6, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia 462800. Office—Department of Applied Economics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, lecturer, 1977–80, associate professor of economics, 1981–82; University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, associate professor, 1982–86, professor of economics, 1986–. Science University of Malaysia, temporary lecturer, 1974; Yale University, visiting instructor, 1977; Cornell University, visiting professor, 1993. Institute of Social Analysis, director, 1978–; International Development Economics Associates, chair, 2001–; United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, board member, 2002–.

MEMBER: Malaysian Social Science Association (president, 1996–2000).

AWARDS, HONORS: Commonwealth fellow; Fulbright fellow; grants and fellowships from National Science Foundation and other institutions.

WRITINGS:

(With Ishak Shari) Masalah Sosio-Ekonomi Malaysia (title means "Malaysian Socio-Economic Problems"), Institute of Social Analysis (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1983.

(Coauthor) Dasar-dasar Ekonomi Mahathir, Institute of Social Analysis (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1985, 4th edition, 1989, translation published as Mahathir's Economic Policies, 1987, 2nd edition, 1989.

A Question of Class: Capital, the State, and Uneven Development in Malaysia, Oxford University Press (Singapore), 1986, Monthly Review Press (New York, NY), 1988.

(With Ishak Shari) Development Policies and Income Inequality in Peninsular Malaysia, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1986.

(With wife Shamsulbahriah Ku Ahmad) Teori Pembangunan Ekonomi (title means "Economic Development Theory"), Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1986.

Pembangunan Ekonomi dan Kelas Sosial di Semenanjung Malaysia (title means "Economic Development and Social Class in Peninsular Malaysia"), Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1988.

(With Ishak Shari) Memahami Statistik Ekonomi STPM (title means "Understanding A-Level Economic Statistics"), Fajar Bakti (Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia), 1988.

(With Ishak Shari) Memahami Makroekonomi STPM (also see below; title means "Understanding A-Level Macroeconomics"), Fajar Bakti (Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia), 1988.

(With Ishak Shari) Memahami Mikroekonomi STPM (also see below; title means "Understanding A-Level Microeconomics"), Fajar Bakti (Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia), 1988.

Beyond 1990: Considerations for a New National Development Strategy, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1989.

(With Ishak Shari) Memahami Ekonomi Malaysia STPM (title means "The Malaysian Economy for A-Level"), Fajar Bakti (Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia), 1990.

Growth and Structural Change in the Malaysian Economy, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1990.

(With Ishak Shari) Ekonomi STPM: Makroekonomi (title means "A-Level Macroeconomics"; includes Memahami Makroekonomi STPM), Fajar Bakti (Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia), 1991.

(With Ishak Shari) Ekonomi STPM: Pengenalan dan Mikroekonomi (title means "A-Level Economics: Introduction and Microeconomics"; includes Memahami Mikroekonomi STPM), 1991.

Masyarakat Malaysia: Cabaran Sosio-ekonomi (title means "Malaysian Society: Socio-economic Challenges"), Institute of Social Analysis (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1991.

Fishing for Trouble: Malaysian Fisheries, Sustainable Development, and Inequality, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1991.

Malaysia: Pembanunan, Ketidaksamaan, Perpaduan (title means "Malaysia: Development, Inequality, Unity"), Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1992.

Pertumbuhan dan Kemelesetan Ekonomi Malaysia Pada Tahun 1980an (title means "Malaysian Economic Growth and Recession in the 1980s"), Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1993.

(With Maila Stivens, Cecilia Ng, and Jahara Bee) Malay Peasant Women and the Land, Zed Books (London, England), 1994.

(With Patricia Todd) Trade Unions and the State in Peninsular Malaysia, Oxford University Press (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1994.

U-Turn? Malaysian Economic Development Policies after 1990, Centre for East and Southeast Asian Studies, James Cook University of North Queensland (Townsville, Queensland, Australia), 1994.

(With Chen Yun Chang, Brian C. Folk, and others) Southeast Asia's Misunderstood Miracle: Industrial Policy and Economic Development in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1997.

(With E.T. Gomez) Malaysia's Political Economy: Politics, Patronage, and Profits, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, England), 1997, revised edition, 1999.

(With Ishak Shari and Rokiah Alavi) Mikroekonomi (title means "Microeconomics"), Utusan Publications (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 2003.

(With Ishak Shari and Rokiah Alavi) Makroekonomi (title means "Macroeconomics"), Utusan Publications (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 2003.

(With Y.T. Chang, K.J. Khoo, and others) Deforesting Malaysia: The Political Economy and Social Ecology of Agricultural Expansion and Commercial Logging, Zed Books (London, England), 2004.

M Way: Mahathir's Economic Legacy, Forum (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 2004.

Also translator of books by other authors for publication in Malaysia.

Some of the author's writings have been translated into Chinese.

EDITOR

(With H. Osman Rani and Ishak Shari) Development in the Eighties, Faculty of Economics, National University of Malaysia (Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia), 1981.

(With R.J.G. Wells) The Fourth Malaysia Plan: Economic Perspectives, Malaysian Economic Association (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1983.

(With Sritua Arief) The Malaysian Economy and Finance, Rosecons (East Balmain, New South Wales, Australia), 1983.

(And translator, with Rosli Omar) The Sun Also Sets: Lessons in "Looking East," Institute of Social Analysis (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1983, 2nd edition, 1985.

Malaysia's New Economic Policies: Evaluations of the Mid-Term Review of the Fourth Malaysia Plan, Malaysian Economic Association (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1985.

ASEAN Economies: Crisis and Response, Malaysian Economic Association (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1985.

(With Khong How Ling and Shamsulbahriah Ku Ahmad) Crisis and Response in the Malaysian Economy, Malaysian Economic Association (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1987.

(With others) Pembangunan di Malaysia: Perencanaan, Perlaksanaan dan Prestasi (title means "Development in Malaysia: Planning, Implementation, and Performance"), Malaysian Social Science Association (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1987.

(And translator) Where Monsoons Meet: A People's History of Malaya, Institute of Social Analysis (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1987.

Tangled Web: Dissent, Deterrence, and the 28th October 1987 Crackdown in Malaysia, CARPA (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia), 1988.

Logging against the Natives of Sarawak, Institute of Social Analysis (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1989, 2nd edition, 1992.

Undermining Tin: The End of Malaysian Pre-eminence, Transnational Corporations Research Project, University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia), 1990.

Child Labour in Malaysia, Forum for Labour Studies Programme, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1992.

Islamic Economic Alternatives: Critical Perspectives and New Directions, Macmillan (London, England), 1992.

Industrialising Malaysia: Performance, Problems, Prospects, Routledge (London, England), 1993.

Japan and Malaysian Development: In the Shadow of the Rising Sun, Routledge (London, England), 1994.

Privatizing Malaysia: Rents, Rhetoric, Realities, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1995.

(With Ng Suew Kiat) Malaysia's Economic Development: Policy and Reform, Pelanduk Publications (Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia), 1996.

(With John Borrego and Alejandro Alvarez Bejar) Capital, the State, and Late Industrialization in East Asia, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1996.

Tigers in Trouble: Financial Governance, Liberalisation, and Crises in East Asia, Zed Books (London, England), 1998.

(With Dominic Puthucheary) James Puthucheary: No Cowardly Past—Writings, Poems, Commentaries, Institute of Social Analysis (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1998.

(With Tan Kock Wah) Industrial Policy in East Asia, University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1999.

(With Greg Felker) Technology, Competitiveness, and the State: Malaysia's Industrial Technology Policies, Routledge (London, England), 1999.

(With Rajah Rasiah and Greg Felker) Industrial Technology Development in Malaysia: Industry and Firm Studies, Routledge (London, England), 1999.

Rethinking Malaysia: Malaysian Studies One, Malaysian Social Science Association (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 1999.

(With Mushtaq Khan) Rents, Rent-Seeking, and Economic Development: Theory and the Asian Evidence, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, England), 2000.

(And contributor) Malaysian Eclipse: Economic Crisis and Recovery, Zed Books (London, England), 2001.

(With Tan Jing Quee) Comet in Our Sky: Lim Chin Siong in History, Institute of Social Analysis (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 2001.

Reinventing Malaysia: Reflections on Its Past and Future, Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia), 2001.

(With Shyamala Nagaraj) Globalization versus Development: Heterodox Perspectives, Palgrave (Houndmills, England), 2001.

Southeast Asia's Industrialization: Industrial Policy, Capabilities, and Sustainability, Palgrave (Houndmills, England), 2001.

Ugly Malaysians? South-South Investments Abused, Institute for Black Studies (Durban, South Africa), 2002.

(With Mohd Hazim Shah and Phua Kai Lit) New Perspectives in Malaysian Studies, Malaysian Social Science Association (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), 2003.

Southeast Asia's Paper Tigers: From Miracle to Debacle and Beyond, Routledge (London, England), 2003.

Manufacturing Miracles: How Internationally Competitive National Firms and Industries Developed in East Asia, RoutledgeCurzon (London, England), 2003.

(With K.J. Khoo) Globalisation and Its Discontents, Tulika (Delhi, India), 2003.

(With Brian Folk) Ethnic Business? Chinese Capitalism in Southeast Asia, RoutledgeCurzon (London, England), 2003.

After the Storm: Crisis, Recovery, and Sustaining Development in East Asia, Singapore University Press (Singapore), 2004.

Nationalism and the Struggle for Malayan Independence: Mustapha's Hussain's Memoirs, translated by Insun Sony Mustapha, Singapore University Press (Singapore), 2004.

Industrial Policy in Malaysia: A Chequered Legacy, 2004.

Editor of special issue, Journal of Economic Cooperation among Islamic Countries, 1994.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Malaysia's Service Workers, with H.L. Khong; The Long Twentieth Century: The Age of Imperialism; Pioneers of Development Economics; research on "bailouts."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

ASEAN Economic Bulletin, August, 2002, Arnab Gupta, review of Malaysian Eclipse: Economic Crisis and Recovery, p. 227.

Pacific Affairs, summer, 2002, Kiyokatsu Nishiguchi, review of Malaysian Eclipse, p. 325.

World Policy Journal, summer, 2002, John A. Miller, review of Malaysian Eclipse, p. 100.