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The first annual Japan-U.S. Symposium was held the Wequassett Inn in Chatham, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. It came at a crucial time since the Asian financial crisis, affecting most notably Indonesia, Thailand, and South Korea, was still ongoing. And the Japanese financial system was in a prolonged and severe crisis that was deeply affecting the Japanese economy, was contributing to the more general Asian situation, and threatened to affect the United States. Former Prime Minister Hashimoto had resigned and his successor, now Prime Minister Obuchi, had yet to be chosen. ...more...
• Japan's Big Bang
• The Asian Financial Crisis
• International Financial Regulation
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