City-states In The Global Economy
Industrial Restructuring In Hong Kong And Singapore
This book considers the patterns, strategies, and consequences of industrial restructuring in two dynamic Asian city-states, Hong Kong and Singapore, in the global economy. It highlights the institutional differences between the two industrial economies.
Table of Contents
1. Hong Kong and Singapore in the World Economy 2. Historical Trajectories: Common Legacies, Different Outcomes 3. Hong Kong: Locked into Labor-intensive Manufacturing 4. Singapore: Manufacturing Fortunes in "Sunrise" and "High Noon" Industries 5. Hong Kong versus Singapore: Divergent Paths of Economic Change 6. Comparing Institutional Legacies and Trajectories 7. Conclusion