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Asian Contagion

The Causes And Consequences Of A Financial Crisis, 1st Edition

By Karl Jackson


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For much of the second half of the twentieth century, the Asian economic ?miracle? has fueled the greatest expansion of wealth for the largest population in the history of mankind. In the summer of 1997, thirty years of economic boom came crashing back to earth. The reality of unrestrained speculation, misallocated private investment, fixed exchang

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: The Roots of the Crisis – 2 Japan's Key Challenges for the 21st Century – 3 Reflections of a Market Participant: Japanese and Asian Financial Institutions – 4 China and the Asian Financial Contagion – 5 Domestic Follies, Investment Crises: East Asian Lessons for India – 6 The Financial Crisis in South Korea: Anatomy and Policy Imperatives – 7 Thailand: From Economic Miracle to Economic Crisis – 8 Indonesia's Crisis and Future Prospects – 9 The Philippines as an Unwitting Participant in the Asian Economic Crisis – 10 Viet Nam: Ordeals of Transition

About the Author

Karl D. Jackson is the director of the Southeast Asia Program of the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University. He has served as Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs at the National Security Council, Deputy Assistant Secretary of defence for East Asia. He is author of Traditional Authority, Islam and Rebellion: A Study of Indonesian Political behaviour and editor or co-editor of volumes on Indonesia, Cambodia, ASEAN and U.S.-Thailand relations.

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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies