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Third World Debt Crisis and the Asian Crisis

What is the Third World Debt Crisis?

The cause and the cure of the Third World Debt Crsis

Third World Money and Debt in the Twentieth Century

University of Exeter, U.K.

"Global Debt and Third World Development" - by Vincent Ferarrro and Melissa Rosser

From: World Security: Challenges for a New Century, edited by Michael Klare and Daniel Thomas (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994), pp. 332-355

Nouriel Roubini's Asian Crisis website


Web Pages in the Global Macroeconomic and Financial Policy Site by Nouriel Roubini at the Stern School of Business, New York University

The IMF's response to the Asian Crisis

A Factsheet from the IMF, January 17, 1999

Responding to the Crisis: The World Bank and Asia

Web Pages issued by the Wordbank, including the highlights, Background Information, Speeches and Articles, and News Releases about the Asian Debt Crisis.

Human Dimensions of the Asian Economic Crisis

Speech by Peter S. Heller, Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund.

Comparative Social Impacts of the Asian Crisis

Chalongphob Sussangkarn, Frank Flatters and Sauwalak Kittiprapas, "Comparative Social Impacts of the Asian Economic Crisis in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines: A Preliminary Report",TDRI Quarterly Review Vol. 14 No. 1 March 1999, pp. 3-9

(TDRI: The Thailand Development Research Institute®)

Links about the Asian crisis

By The School of Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii

OPEC Oil Crisis notes

By the Department of Hisoty, University of Melbourne, Australia

Understanding the Gulf Crisis

"After the peace dividend its war as usual--Understanding the gulf crisis", Joe White and Mike Gordon , Anarchist Workers Group magazine,issue 3: "Socialism from Below", published in Autumn, 1990

The opportunity cost of expensive oil

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