* There are 13 countries that experienced sustained high growth--defined as 7% per year or more for 25 years or longer, post WW II
* Botswana, Brazil, China, Hong Kong (China), Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Malta, Oman, Singapore, Taiwan (China), and Thailand
* India and Vietnam are close because of growth accelerations in the past 10-15 years
* There may be others because of recent growth accelerations (in part due to upward shift in the relative price of energy, commodities and food. Demand induced).
–These initial growth accelerations can be transformed into sustainable growth dynamics: rapid employment creation and structural diversification