Laos' Dilemmas and Options: The Challenges of Economic Transition in the 1990s
"This volume will interest the economist as well as anyone concerned with the economic development of Laos" (Crossroads).
About the publication
The contributors to this volume identify the major economic issues of the New Economic Mechanism concerning the restructuring of the economy, the role of the state and economic management, financial restructuring, the new directions in agricultural and industrial development, and the challenges arising from the opening up of the economy to the stimuli of external trade and inflow of foreign direct investment. An economic analysis of human resource development with special emphasis on education, and an evaluation of Laos' environmental issues are also included.