Trésor-Economics No. 173 - What are the prospects of economic catch-up for the least developed countries of Southeast Asia?
Only eight of the 48 least developed countries (LDCs) listed by the United Nations are located in Asia. This sets them apart among both Asian countries and LDCs. Three–Myanmar, Cambodia and Lao–are located in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMR) of Southeast Asia. The World Bank includes them among its "Olympians of growth"-countries with some of the highest growth rates over the past 20 years.Are t... Lire la suite