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Reluctant regulators [electronic resource] : how the West created and how China survived the global financial crisis / Leo F. Goodstadt.

By: Goodstadt, Leo F.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xii, 205 p.).ISBN: 9888053582 (electronic bk.); 9789888053582 (electronic bk.).Other title: How the West created and how China survived the global financial crisis.Subject(s): Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 | Financial crises -- China | Financial crises -- China -- Hong Kong | China -- Economic policy -- 2000- | Hong Kong (China) -- Economic policy | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Comparative | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic ConditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 330.95106 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction -- Reluctant Regulators; 1: Global Crisis -- Why Regulators Trust Financial Markets; 2: Fatal Decisions -- Washington and London's Deliberate Mistakes; 3: China -- Reforms vs Regulation; 4: China's Painful Decisions -- Politics in Command; 5: Hong Kong -- From Scandals to Stability; Conclusions -- Resisting Reforms; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: This book is a scathing indictment of regulatory inertia in the West. It provides important and original insights into the causes of financial crises and pays special attention to China's attempts at reform and Hong Kong's place in China's financial modernisation.
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Includes bibliographical refernces (p. [177]-201) and index.

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction -- Reluctant Regulators; 1: Global Crisis -- Why Regulators Trust Financial Markets; 2: Fatal Decisions -- Washington and London's Deliberate Mistakes; 3: China -- Reforms vs Regulation; 4: China's Painful Decisions -- Politics in Command; 5: Hong Kong -- From Scandals to Stability; Conclusions -- Resisting Reforms; Notes; Bibliography; Index;

This book is a scathing indictment of regulatory inertia in the West. It provides important and original insights into the causes of financial crises and pays special attention to China's attempts at reform and Hong Kong's place in China's financial modernisation.

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