Studies in Entrepreneurship, Business and Government in Hong Kong: The Economic Development of a Small Open Economy

Studies in Entrepreneurship, Business and Government in Hong Kong: The Economic Development of a Small Open Economy

By: Fu-Lai Tony Yu (author)Hardback

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Using institutional and Austrian theories, this book analyzes Hong Kong's economic transformation. It focuses on knowledge and coordination problems and examines the role of entrepreneurship, small Chinese family enterprises and government policies in the economic development of Hong Kong.

About Author

Fu-Lai Tony Yu is Professor of Economics at Feng Chia University, Taiwan.

Contents

List of Tables; Foreword (Siu-lun Wong); Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: The Theoretical Foundation; 1. Economic Development of a Small Open Economy; Part II: The Entrepreneurial Spirit; 2. Entrepreneurship and Wealth Creation; 3. Extraordinary and Ordinary Discoveries: Chinese Versus American Entrepreneurship; 4. Learning, Catching Up and the New International Economic Order: The Case of China, Britain and Hong Kong (with Diana S. Kwan); Part III: The Business System; 5. Chinese Family Business and Hong Kong's Economic Dynamics; 6. The Innovation Systems of Hong Kong: Capabilities Building and Technological Trajectories; 7. 'Flagship' Approach versus 'Guerilla' Strategy: South Korea's Chaebols and Hong Kong's Small Enterprises; Part IV: The Government; 8. A Pro-Business Government and the Coordination of Economic Affairs; 9. Public Utilities Provisions in Hong Kong: Monopoly Creation and Government Regulations; 10. Social Safety Net: Hong Kong's Public Housing Program and Income Redistribution (with Diana S. Kwan); 11. The Role of Government in Asian Newly-Industrialized Economies: Hong Kong versus Taiwan, Singapore and South Korea; References; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773456068
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 276
  • ID: 9780773456068
  • ISBN10: 0773456066

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