The first complete coverage of the Asian currency crisis and what it means for investors worldwide. Asia's recent economic troubles affect billions of people around the globe. Asia Falling provides a detailed, accessible account of the economic and political policies that led to Asia's currency crisis. It's the first comprehensive, authoritative analysis of the crisis, and what it means to the larger world of investors. This up-to-the-minute work, packed with solid recommendations for investors, names the countries that should emerge strongest, outlines the steps Asian economies must take to regain their worldwide luster, and provides policy-level political analysis on the actions and reactions that led to Asia's currency crisis.