Post-print of: Julian, CC 2000, 'The impact of the Asian economic crisis in Thailand', Managerial Finance, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 39-48.
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Traces the economic development of Thailand since 1945, referring to relevant research, and analyses the reasons why it was the first Southeast Asian country to collapse in the 1997 economic crisis: large current account deficits, excessive external debt, a collapse in the property sector, exchange rate mismanagement and political instability. Considers its future prospects and shows statistics on economic growth and inflation for the world as a whole and various countries and groups within it.