TITLE

Political Meddling To Constrain The BoT?

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Sep2008, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the effect of the intrusion of the administration of Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej on the Bank of Thailand (BoT), the central bank of the country. It notes that the appointment of an economic adviser by the prime minister can result to clashes between the pro-growth agenda of the Thai government and the anti-inflation drive of the BoT and thus damaging its credibility.
ACCESSION #
33959603

 

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