Banking reform in Southeast Asia

by Malcolm Cook

Publisher: Routledge in New York, NY

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Banks and banking -- Southeast Asia,
  • Monetary policy -- Southeast Asia,
  • Southeast Asia -- Economic policy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMalcolm Cook.
SeriesRoutledge studies in the growth economies of Asia -- 83
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG3290.8.A6 C66 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23675099M
ISBN 109780415413190, 9780203926833
LC Control Number2007047606

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