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Why Recessions Don't Start Revolutions
Minxin Pei and Ariel David Adesnik
No. 118 (Spring, 2000), pp. 138-151
Published by: Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, LLC
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1149675
Page Count: 14
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Western policy makers fret that economic turmoil will topple nascent democracies. Not quite. A closer look at 50 years of financial crises in Asia and Latin America suggests that democratic governments may be better equipped to survive economic woes than your everyday strongman.
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