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Case Title:

Mahatir Mohammad and the Malaysian Economy

Publication Year : 2004

Authors: Sachin Maheshwari & G Srikanth

Industry: General Business


Case Code: GBE0011

Teaching Note: Not Available

Structured Assignment: Not Available

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Under Mahatir Mohammad, Malaysia grew into a formidable South East Asia economy within 46 years of its independence. In spite of its small size and limited resources it became one of the most suitable places for investment in the world. As the prime minister of Malaysia for 22 years, Dr. Mahatir had to deal with many crises on the economic frontier.

Pedagogical Objectives:

  • To discuss the issues related to Dr Mahatir's policies to control the Malaysian economy during his term in office
  • To discuss how Mahatir steered Malaysia through the Asian financial crisis of 1998.

Keywords : Government and Business Environment Case Study,Malaysian economy, Mahatir Mohammad, South East Asian financial crisis, Pegging of ringgit, Capital control policy, Malaysia,Business Environment Case Study, Foreign direct investment, Fiscal stimulus, Infrastructure projects in Malaysia, United Malay National Organisation, Malaysia's gross domestic product, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Post and pre-liberalisation period, Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia), Abdullah Ahmed Badawi

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