The economic history of East Asia as a whole
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- East Asia proves World Bank theory
- By Chakravarthi Raghavan, Third World Network Features, 22
May 1996. Discusses World Bank thesis that a high rate of
integration into the world economy has stimulated economic
development in East Asia.
- Solidarity against the World Bank
- By Gerard Greenfield, Asia Monitor Resource Center, 21
July 1997. Information on the World Bank/IMF meeting in Hong
Kong planned for September 15th-26th.
- Crisis Pushing Asian Capitalism Closer to
U.S.-Style Free Market
- By Nicholas D. Kristof, [17 January 1998]. The harsh
reality of free-market capitalism might be unremarkable in
the United States, but in Asia, nations have emphasized, not
markets but government planning and long-term
relationships. For the present at least, the Asian financial
crisis is driving governments and businesses alike toward a
more Adam Smith, market-oriented version of capitalism.
- Let's revisit Asia's ‘Crony
Capitalism’; America's free-trade proselytizing is the
true root of what is now a global crisis
- By Chalmers Johnson, President of the Japan Policy
Research Institute, 8 July 1999. Addressing what caused the
Asian economic crisis is the main business of the leaders of
East Asia as they reflect on what has happened to them over
the past two years. If they instead pretend that the road is
still open to
globalization in the Pacific, they risk
being repudiated by their own people.