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This study, published in April 1999, looks at the role of foreign direct investment in the development of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand.
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Charles P. Oman, April 1999. This document reproduces the table of contents and executive summary from this study which has been issued as an OECD publication.
It was a financial crisis, or was it? Did a band of speculators and money-changers pull the rug out from under the Thai, Malaysian, Philippine, Indonesian and Korean economies, thereby trashing the Asian Miracle. Or were more profound, longer-ter...
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Asian economies are developing knowledge-based industries based on information and communications technologies (ICT) according to visionary strategies. However, they still suffer from structural weaknesses in industry highlighted by the Asian fin...
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Fostering a regulatory environment which is conducive to the establishment and performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is a high policy priority in OECD countries. Regulatory reform for smaller firms should seek to correct market...
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This paper provides a qualitative assessment of the underlying factors that promote efficient corporate governance and examines the strengths, weaknesses, and economic implications associated with corporate governance systems in OECD countries.
This report presents the patterns and main trends of the internationalisation of industrial R&D. It also probes the possible consequences of this phenomenon, which constitutes the most advanced stage in the globalisation process.
The Asian crisis prompted calls from several quarters for tighter controls on foreign investment and capital flows in emerging markets. However, there are several compelling arguments in favour of freeing up capital flows in these markets, provided it is done in an orderly and properly structured way.
May 1998. This paper was presented at an IMF Seminar on Current Legal Issues Affecting Central Banks.
Proceedings of the OECD Conference on Women Entrepreneurs in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Major Force in Innovation and Job Creation, 16-18 April 1997.