The Political Economy of a City-state Revisited
The book gives an insight of how Singapore is 'government-made' in its growth and development. It uses a political economy approach to analyse how a small, open city-state, through market-supporting public policies, has managed to overcome many economic and socio-political odds.
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Good Governance and Economic Development
Expenditure Policy in a CityState
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activities Asia Asian assets balance banks become boards budget capital cent Chapter China city-state civil communication companies compared competition contribution corporate costs countries create culture currency demand developmental domestic economic effect efficiency employment exchange expenditure external fiscal foreign funds GLCs global groups growth Hong Kong housing human important income increase industrial institutions interest investment issues labor land less Malaysia means million Minister MNCs noted operating performance planning political prime private sector productivity public sector regional reserves saving scheme sector share Singapore Singapore's skills social society SOURCE standards statutory Straits successful surplus sustainable Table Temasek trade workers