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The International Monetary Folly

by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Hilton L. Rootvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

Despite its instability, Russia shows no signs of adopting prudent economic policies. Yet the IMF recently agreed to lend the country another huge sum of money. Hoover fellows Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, James D. Morrow, and Hilton L. Root on a gigantic act of folly.

When an Asian Tiger Trips

by Hilton L. Rootvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 1997

Until recently, Indonesia, with more than five times the landmass of Japan and over ten times the population of Australia, could boast both political stability and rapid economic growth. No longer. Hoover fellow Hilton L. Root explains what's gone wrong.

The Right Kind of Corruption

by Hilton L. Rootvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 1996

Payoffs and slush funds may be rampant in Asian countries such as South Korea and Taiwan, but they don't seem to have interfered with economic growth. Hoover fellow Hilton L. Root explains why.