Shanghai as an international financial centre

Laurenceson, James, Tang, Kam Ki and Wong, Hui Mei (2003). Shanghai as an international financial centre. In: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Chinese Economics Studies Australia (ACESA). The 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Chinese Economics Studies Australia (ACESA), Melbourne, Australia, (). 2-3 October 2003.

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Author Laurenceson, James
Tang, Kam Ki
Wong, Hui Mei
Title of paper Shanghai as an international financial centre
Conference name The 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Chinese Economics Studies Australia (ACESA)
Conference location Melbourne, Australia
Conference dates 2-3 October 2003
Proceedings title Proceedings of the 15th Annual Conference of the Association for Chinese Economics Studies Australia (ACESA)
Publication Year 2003
Sub-type Fully published paper
Abstract/Summary In 1949 Shanghai was the leading international financial centre (IFC) in Asia. Recently the push of Shanghai to regain its long lost status of a regional IFC has begun to attract widespread interest. This paper first draws upon the IFC literature to derive the factors that are considered to be important in determining the potential of a city to emerge as an IFC. Shanghai's progress is then measured against these criteria and is also placed in a comparative perspective by measuring against Hong Kong and Singapore. The findings relating to Shanghai's strengths and weaknesses, along with implications for Hong Kong and Singapore, are discussed.
Subjects 340212 Economic Geography
1402 Applied Economics
Keyword International financial centre
Shanghai
Hong Kong
Sinagpore
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