This book lays out the forces that necessitate a strategy, shows how the competitive forces are affecting different financial centers and provides a policy framework for strategy development. It is essential for public officials, policy makers, legislators, scholars, and people in business.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- The Financial Services Revolution -- What Makes a Financial Center? -- The Convergence of Products, Services, and Regulatory Regimes -- Globalization of Finance -- Front Office Competition Among U.S. Financial Centers -- Back Offices and Data Processing: Competing on Costs -- Financial Services, Financial Centers, and Public Policy -- Appendix