Cronyism and Capital Controls Evidence from Malaysia

The initial impact of the Asian financial crisis in Malaysia reduced the expected value of government subsidies to politically favored firms. Of the estimated $60 billion loss in market value for politically connected firms from July 1997 to August 1998, roughly 9% can be attributed to the fall in t...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Johnson, Simon. (Author), Mitton, Todd. (Author)
Corporate Author: National Bureau of Economic Research.
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. National Bureau of Economic Research 2001.
Series:Working Paper Series (National Bureau of Economic Research) no. w8521.
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