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Footprints of a New Order economic czar

  • Harry Bhaskara


Brisbane | Sun, October 23 2011 | 05:00 am

PREMIUM The book’s launch could not have been better timed. Economic crises in rich countries are making headlines, and here is a book about how Indonesia rode out a crisis of its own.

Scanning the news while delving into Indonesia’s economic crisis in the 1960s is a rare treat.

Indonesia had endured a terrible state budget deficit, inflation and widespread unemployment similar to what ...