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Investment in East Asia since the Asian financial crisis

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  • Elisha Houston

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

  • Julia Minty

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

  • Nathan Dal Bon

    (Treasury, Government of Australia)

Abstract

Investment in many East Asian economies fell dramatically following the Asian financial crisis and has remained relatively weak since then. This is despite improved economic conditions and strong underlying investment needs typical for developing economies.

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  • Elisha Houston & Julia Minty & Nathan Dal Bon, 2008. "Investment in East Asia since the Asian financial crisis," Economic Roundup, The Treasury, Australian Government, issue 2, pages 13-34, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:tsy:journl:journl_tsy_er_2008_2_2
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    Keywords

    East Asia; financial crises; foreign investment; trade;

    JEL classification:

    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises

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