TITLE

The won is not the problem

AUTHOR(S)
Bartholet, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);01/19/98 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 131 Issue 3, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the currency crisis gripping South Korea. International Monetary Fund's demand for South Korea for austerity in exchange for a $60 billion bailout; Clash between the logic of Western markets and system built on corruption; Economic reforms proposed by president-elect Kim Dae Jung.
ACCESSION #
355250

 

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