The Politics of Open Economies

The Politics of Open Economies

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This book examines the political and economic explanations for the success of the ASEAN countries in integrating their economies into the global economy. They analyse aspects of the domestic political and economic environment which have helped (or hindered) the four countries in becoming among the fastest-growing global economic players. The authors provide systematic comparisons across countries during four critical time periods, and offer an integrated perspective on the political economy of the region.Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand Alasdair Bowie, Danny Unger ... increased restrictions on foreign investors and limited their ability to retain 100 percent ownership of investments in Malaysia. It also increased the scope of bureaucratic authority (over employment practices and shareholding structures) andanbsp;...

Title:The Politics of Open Economies
Author:Alasdair Bowie, Danny Unger
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1997-10-30


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