Myanmar: Crony Capitalists Vying for Oligarchy

Crony Capitalists Vying for Oligarchy – The Irrawaddy, July 31, 2012
Unless Burma’s transition from a buttoned-down military dictatorship to a more liberal market economy is well managed, the country could end up going down the path taken by oil-rich Nigeria.
Instead of a nationwide share-out in wealth creation and the emergence of a business-owning middle class, Burma could end up being run by oligarchs—super-rich businessmen with close links to the ruling elite…

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