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Asian capitalism and the financial crisis

  • Singh, Ajit

Abstract With the economic crisis in East Asia and a continuing boom in the US, American triumphialism is in the air. The latter is perhaps not unexpected and probably does no harm. But what is more questionable is the view held in the highest circles in the US Government and international financial organisations in Washington which causally links the so-called Asian model of capitalism to the economic and financial crisis which is currently engulfing the hitherto highly successful economies of East and South East Asia.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 54932.

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Date of creation: 19 Aug 1998
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