Howard Hunter

Howard Hunter

Howard Hunter (Brunswick, Georgia, USA, 1946) is Professor of Law at Singapore Management University where he also served as President from 2004–2010. He is Professor of Law Emeritus at Emory University (Atlanta) where he was a member of the Law Faculty from 1976–2004, Dean of the Law Faculty from 1989–2001, and Interim Provost of the University from 2001–2003. He is Recurrent Visiting Professor of Law at the Central European University in Budapest. Professor Hunter is the author of a major treatise on contract law and of many professional publications on contracts, commercial law, American constitutional law, and other legal subjects. He is a life member of the American Law Institute.

ON CATCH-UP STRATEGIES IN THE FAR EAST

In recent issues (March 2012 and May 2012), László Árva and András Schlett have written about the economic development of Malaysia and South Korea from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Their suggestion that properly directed state intervention in the economy, either through direct investment or protectionist measures, can leverage

OBSERVATIONS OF BUDAPEST SINCE 1992

FROM SHEREMETYEVO TO THE HOTEL GELLÉRT My wife, Susan, and I flew into Budapest from Moscow in the summer of 1992. It was our first visit to one of the former “satellites” of the USSR, although by 1992 we had spent a good deal of time in the Soviet Union