This truly internationally-focused book is a readable, comprehensive guide to the economic geography of the world's financial centres that is as enjoyable to read as it is informative. All students and academics involved with economic geography as well as professionals in the banking and finance industries will find Financial Geography to be an indispensable book for their bookshelves.
Risto Laulajainen graduated at Helsinki school of Economics, and is now Professor Emeritus at the Gothenburg School of Economics and Commercial Law, Sweden. He is a visting lecturer and Professor at Aarhus University, Denmark, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA, and Aichi University of Education, Nagoya. He has published eight books, thirty refereed articles and ten book chapters.