About the Author
Neil M. Coe is Professor of Economic Geography at the National University of Singapore. His research interests are in the areas of global production networks and local economic development; the geographies of local and transnational labour markets; the geographies of innovation; and institutional and network approaches to economic development. He has published over 75 articles and book chapters on these topics, and is a co-author of Spaces of Work: Global Capitalismand the Geographies of Labour (Sage, London, 2003) and Economic Geography: A Contemporary Introduction (Wiley, NJ, 2013, second edn.). He is an Editor of the Journal of Economic Geography and Director of the Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography.Henry Wai-chung Yeung is Professor of Economic Geography and Co-Director of GPN@NUS Centre at the National University of Singapore. He was awarded the 2017 Murchison Award for his 'pioneering publications in the field of globalization'. The award is given by the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers). His research interests cover global production networks, East Asian firms, and the political economy of development. He is the author of Transnational Corporationsand Business Networks (Routledge, 1998), Entrepreneurship and the Internationalisation of Asian Firms (Edward Elgar, 2002), and Chinese Capitalism in a Global Era (Routledge, 2004). He has published 7 edited books, over 85 academic journal articles, and 40 book chapters. He is Editor of Environmentand Planning A and Economic Geography, and serves on 20 other international journals.