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Business and Politics in Asia's Key Financial Centres : Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai (Hardcover)

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This book provides unique insights into the politics of finance and the socio-political relations which drive financial policymaking in Hong kong, Singapore, and Shanghai. While existing literature in the field focuses mainly on economic explanations for financial centre development, this book fills a gap by focusing on the socio-political relations which underpin the financial policy-making process. Drawing on extensive interviews with senior policy-makers and financial sector professionals, the book describes how state-industry relations drive financial policy-making in three major financial hubs. Insights and policy recommendations drawn from these interviews will be particularly useful for policy-makers and financial sector professionals hoping to draw lessons from the successful development of the three leading Asian financial centres. Business and Politics in Asia's Key Financial Centres draws on public policy theoretical frameworks for its analytical basis. The three chapters focusing on the historical development of Hong Kong, Singapore, and Shanghai also provide a consolidated narrative with regard to the development of these three cities as leading financial centres, while also serving as independent case studies. Scholars focusing on policy processes and political factors that underpin financial sector development, as well as instructors and students of public policy, international political economy, and financial sector policy, will find this book useful for their research.
Genre: Business + Money Management, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Economic Conditions, Finance
Series Title: Springerbriefs in Finance
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Jun Jie Woo
Language: English
Street Date: December 18, 2015
TCIN: 50709063
UPC: 9789812879837
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-3836
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