Virilio on Kosovo

Brad DeLong delong at econ.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Oct 19 21:34:17 PDT 2000

>On Thu, 19 Oct 2000, Daniel Davies wrote:
>> This is certainly shite. It is well known by now that the Asian
>> financial crisis was sparked off by the decision of a group of less
>> than twenty identifiable individuals, to put their hedge funds
>> together and have a go after the Thai baht and HK$.
>Just for fun, would you mind identifying a few of them? And assuming
>Soros was one of them,

No... Soros was long Asia... Tiger was long Asia... The people who tried to pull down the HK$ were different...

Barry Eichengreen wrote something about this...

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