High-speed Growth, Crisis and Opportunity in East Asia

  • Walden Bello
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


In response to the stagnation enveloping the German economy, Hans Olaf-Henkel, head of the Federation of German Industry, said in April 1996 that efforts to maintain the ‘workplace consensus’ that underpinned Germany’s ‘social market’ economy would leave employers ‘with no choice but to do what they did in the last few years. We will vote with our feet, and go abroad’.1


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