City-states In The Global Economy: Industrial Restructuring In Hong Kong And Singapore, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

City-states In The Global Economy

Industrial Restructuring In Hong Kong And Singapore, 1st Edition

By Stephen W.K. Chiu

Routledge

206 pages

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Description

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies