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Laos: a state coordinated frontier economy April 2011

the economic activities in Northern Laos are a form of unregulated frontier capitalism. The available evidence presented in this paper provides a differe nt picture. In fact the Lao government has enabled frontier capitalism through deliberate facilitation and intervention in markets, notably the financial market as well as mediation of inter-company relation.

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Document type Advocacy and promotional materials
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  • English
Topics Economic social and cultural rights
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Khammouane
  • Savannakhet
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Author (individual) Edo Andriesse
Publication place Lao PDR
Publisher International Institude of Social Studies.
Publication date 2011
Pagination 20
Keywords Capitalism,institutional complementarities,foreign direct investment,government–business relations,SMEs,inclusive/exclusive development,inequality
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Date modified June 7, 2018, 08:25 (UTC)