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Journal ArticleGlobalization Crises, Trade and Development in Vietnam
Vietnam has been among the most successful East Asian economies, especially in weathering the external shocks of recent globalization crises...Depressions Economic development Globalization
BlogWhat Did You Do in the Currency Wars? (Part I)
Tony Addison The present currency turmoil is both a symptom and a cause of profound changes now underway in the global economy. In part 1 of this two-part article, we focus on Latin America and Europe...Depressions Structural adjustment (Economic policy) Foreign exchange
BlogThe View from Buenos Aires
Tony Addison A visit to Buenos Aires in September provided a good vantage point to look at the euro zone’s deepening crisis. Angle readers will recall that Argentina went through a painful adjustment process some ten years ago...Agriculture Depressions Economic development
Working PaperGlobalization Crises, Trade, and Development in Vietnam
Vietnam has been among the most successful East Asian economies, especially in weathering the external shocks of recent globalization crises—the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the 2008-09 great recession, financial crisis and collapse of gl...Depressions Economic development Globalization
Working PaperGrowth and Recovery in a Time of Default: Lessons from the Role of the Urban Sector in Argentina
International narratives on Argentina’s recovery from the crisis of 2001-02 tend to emphasize the role of rising commodity prices and growing demand from China...Agriculture Depressions Economic development
BlogContaining the Human Impact of Economic Crisis
by Nora Lustig Latin America went through a severe economic recession in the 1980s, and crises erupted again in the 1990s, most notably Mexico and Argentina in 1995, and Brazil in 1999. Such macro-economic crises hit the poor in numerous ways...Depressions Equality and inequality Fiscal policy