CRISIS, SOCIAL SECTOR AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION IN SOME SOUTHEAST ASIAN COUNTRIES

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Mukhopadhaya, Pundarik;
(2002)
  • Subject: Inequality; Gini; Social sector; Singapore; Thailand; Education; Health; Financial Crisis
    • jel: jel:D30 | jel:D63 | jel:I18 | jel:I28 | jel:I38

This paper examines the social impact of the recent Asian Economic crisis, drawing on the results of studies in two countries: Singapore and Thailand. The economic crisis had interrupted three decades of steady growth that had been accompanied by remarkable progress in ... View more
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