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China and CapitalismA History of Business Enterprise in Modern China

China and Capitalism: A History of Business Enterprise in Modern China

David Faure

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097834
eISBN:
9789882206694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097834.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book provides an original, clear approach to the development of business in China from 1500 to the 1990s, and sheds new light on the strengths and weaknesses of Chinese business today. The book ... More

China's Pan-Pearl River DeltaRegional Cooperation and Development

China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Anthony G. O. Yeh and Jiang Xu (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Cities and regions in Asia are facing problems that cannot be adequately managed by traditional urban planning. Competition and local protectionism have often hindered infrastructural development and ... More

Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Corporate Governance and Financial Reform in China's Transition Economy

Jing Leng

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099319
eISBN:
9789882206786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099319.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The world economy is facing unprecedented challenges brought by the still unfolding global financial crisis. At this critical juncture in history, China's economic performance and financial stability ... More

Hong Kong's Link to the US DollarOrigins and Evolution

Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution

John Greenwood

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098909
eISBN:
9789882207004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098909.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book describes how Hong Kong surmounted the great currency crisis of 1982–83. The book rationalizes why and how the Hong Kong Monetary Authority evolved from a pure currency board to a near ... More

IPOA Global Guide

IPO: A Global Guide

Philippe Espinasse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083183
eISBN:
9789882209862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083183.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book is a practical guide to initial public offerings. This book explains the pros and cons of turning private businesses into listed companies. The book details the strategies, procedures and ... More

Moving MillionsThe Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Moving Millions: The Commercial Success and Political Controversies of Hong Kong's Railway

Rikkie Yeung

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098824
eISBN:
9789882207196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098824.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

With the merger of the MTRC and the KCRC in 2007, the history of Hong Kong's railways turned a new page. The two government-owned corporations were exceptionally profitable. Yet, this commercially ... More

Protecting Free TradeThe Hong Kong Paradox, 1947–97

Protecting Free Trade: The Hong Kong Paradox, 1947–97

Lawrence Mills

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083985
eISBN:
9789882209084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083985.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Protecting Free Trade is the story of a paradox that both limited and stimulated Hong Kong’s post-war economy. In order to preserve its access to open markets, Hong Kong was obligated by ... More

Reluctant RegulatorsHow the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Leo F. Goodstadt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The 2007–2009 global financial crisis was predictable and avoidable, but American and British regulators chose not to intervene. They failed to implement their own policies because of an ... More

Taxation Without RepresentationThe History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Taxation Without Representation: The History of Hong Kong's Troublingly Successful Tax System

Michael Littlewood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090996
eISBN:
9789882207455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090996.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book tells an instructive tale of Hong Kong's tax system from 1940 (when taxes on income were first introduced in the territory) until the present day. For Hong Kong's own historians and ... More

Telecommunications Development in Asia

Telecommunications Development in Asia

John URE (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099029
eISBN:
9789882207486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book is an analysis of the policies adopted throughout the Asia Pacific region that have led to an explosive growth of the telecommunications sector. Part one reviews global best practices ... More

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