Between developmentalism and populism : walking a tightrope in Southeast Asia
Trajano, Julius Cesar I
Date of Issue2012
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Southeast Asian economies remain resilient to weak global growth primarily due to buoyant domestic consumption backed by strong government spending. Given the scarce resources of governments, they have to strike a balance between populist measures and fiscal discipline.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS commentaries, 227-12