1997 meltdown ‘unheeded lesson’

The 1997 financial meltdown, known as the Tom Yum Kung crisis, is an important lesson for policy-makers on the need to ensure better protections for the labour sector — the hardest hit by the crisis — so workers do not end up as “easy victims” of economic vulnerability, according to Narong Phetprasert, Chulalongkorn University labour economist.

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