The year 2012 saw rapid economic growth, resource development, and a young, dynamic population starting to change the face of Lao public life. The governing Lao People’s Revolutionary Party was quick to claim across the board success. There remain, however, significant caveats: success has been moderate, and growth has come with human costs.
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Research Article| February 01 2013
Laos in 2012: Growth, Challenges, and Human Insecurity
Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 150–155.
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Brendan M. Howe; Laos in 2012: Growth, Challenges, and Human Insecurity. Asian Survey 1 February 2013; 53 (1): 150–155. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.1.150
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