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Michael A. Livingston

study the use of cooperatives and their implications for the United States. Childs later became somewhat more conservative, expressing concern about the concentration of power and its corrupting influence, although this did not prevent him from receiving a medal from the King of Sweden in 1961. The interest in the Nordic countries continued to grow after World War II, although less as an alternative to communism, which was largely discredited by the 1950s, and more as an alternate form of Western-style, capitalist development. This interest was particularly strong

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Reijo Knuutinen

1 Introduction In the late 1980s and early 1990s, big changes took place in the Finnish economy and in many other countries as well. The capital market was liberalized at the end of the 1980s, leading to a wide range of financial activities. The economy overheated and finally led to the recession of the early 1990s. There were also strong winds of change internationally, both politically and economically. In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed and the bilateral trade with Finland came to a halt. The Finnish markka was devalued, and many firms and investors