Social Consequences of the Financial Crisis in Asia

Author(s) : Knowles, James C; Pernia, Ernesto M; Racelis, Mary
Abstract : This paper assesses the social impact of the Asian Financial crisis, drawing on the results of studies in six countries, namely, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand. The impacts appear to be less than were anticipated early in the crisis. However, it seems to early to draw conclusions about the eventual social consequences.
Year : 1999
Country : Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Philippines, Korea, Rep, Thailand
Publisher : Asian Development Bank
Source : Asian Development Bank Economic Staff Paper Series, Number 60
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