The Years of Living Dangerously

The Years of Living Dangerously : Asia - From Financial Crisis to the New Millennium

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Vines paints a picture of greed, ignorance and stupidity, challenging some of the well established myths about Asian economies, Asian companies during the 1990s and Asian markets. He puts into perspective the events which plunged Asian economies into chaos. He tries to make sense about what happened, to explain how the crisis occurred, why it was so devastating, but, more importantly what were and are the underlying forces that gave birth to the crisis and remain in place ready to cause more chaos, or at least more problems.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 416g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Texere Publishing
  • Florence, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1587990369
  • 9781587990366

About Stephen Vines

Stephen Vines is one of the best-know foreign correspondents in EAst Asia and the only one to have combined writing about the region with running a successful business. He was the founding editor of Eastern Express and has worked for a number of other leading publications including the Observer, the Guardian and the Independent. He is also the Contributing Editor, Asia, for the New York-base Daily Deal newspaper.show more

Table of contents

1. What they said before 2. Was it all a mirage? 3. Asian values and confusion about confucius 4. Asian corporate myths 5. Other people's money 6. Greed is good, corruption's OK....let's make money 7. Hallo - anyone awake there? 8. Preparing for the next crisis 9. Is that it, then?show more

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