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The resurgence of Route 128 in Massachusetts
Michael H. Best

enjoying a ninety-month expansion labelled the ‘Massachusetts’ Miracle’, the Commonwealth lost one-third of its manufacturing jobs between 1985 and 1992. The country’s first high-tech region had seemingly lost industrial leadership much more quickly in the new industries of the late twentieth century than in industries first established in Massachusetts in the nineteenth century. The simultaneous collapse of the minicomputer and defence industry, with the end of the Cold War, touched off a downturn which, added to the longterm contraction of traditional industries

in Market relations and the competitive process
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Crisis, reform and recovery
Shalendra D. Sharma

in thirty years – the Kim Young Sam administration, which came to power on February 23, 1993. As Samuel Kim (2000, 2) notes, “indeed, no state in the post-Cold War cast its lot with globalization as decisively or as publicly as Korea did under the Kim Young Sam administration, which viewed it as the most expedient way for Korea to become a world-class, advanced country. Segyehwa has been touted as no longer a matter of choice but one of necessity – globalize or perish.”13 Thus, during the Kim Young Sam administration (February 1993– February 1998), controls on

in The Asian financial crisis