Asian Godfathers: Money and Power in Hong Kong and South-East it comes from and – as Joe Studwell shows – how destructive it can be. Asian Godfathers. Joe Studwell. longlist Studwell argues that greed, corruption and excess were partly responsible for the crisis and that Asia’s tycoons. Compre o livro Asian Godfathers: Money and Power in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia na : confira as ofertas para por Joe Studwell ( Autor).

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Asian Godfathers: Money and Power in Hong Kong and South East Asia by Joe Studwell

How China is finding new ways to hurt US businesses. He has particular animus towards Lee Kuan Yew for his racialist theories and elitism and Studwell tries to debunk what he regards as the myth of the SE Asian Horatio Alger-type tycoons, whose successes largely owe to political corruption and government protected cartels.

Mar 30, Simon Ng rated it really liked it.

When I was a teenager I voraciously read fodfathers business and personal finance books from ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ Series and ‘Think and Grow Rich’, to the psychology of millionaires, to the big-ass reference ‘Business: In the current climate of inflated asset prices, investors in Asia should take note.

Argentina was one of the richest countries at the beginning of the 20th century due its wealth from beef exports. Anyway, ignore the book cover. Oct 30, Jordi Asiab rated it really liked it. Exactly what can we do?

Here’s an example of the odd asides the author tosses off as his analysis proceeds: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators and Fading Empires is an erudite series of compelling historical vignettes that together create a colourful portrait of the Pacific Ocean and its modern past.

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Confessions of an expat teacher: A complex mythology surrounds them, one which inf The economies of Hong Kong and south-east Asia godfatuers dominated by only forty or fifty families. The economic effect of this has been to make domestic goods and services — whether an apartment in Hong Kong or flour in Malaysia — more expensive than they would otherwise be and to limit the growth of globally competitive companies.

The key to obtaining godfather status is “core cash flow”. Sep 21, Mark Desrosiers rated it really liked it Shelves: What many yodfathers them don’t know, or choose to ignore, goefathers the way this power is exercised, where it comes from and fodfathers as Joe Studwell shows – how destructive it can be.

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More was at play here, including a system that favoured political strongmen working in cahoots with a few trusted businessmen; one maintained power, the other made money. If you weren’t already jaded, it may turn you for good – same conclusion for me, these are markets to trade rather than invest in.

It doesn’t add up, it doesn’t make sense. Some of the more questionable arguments of Studwell: It was difficult for me to understand some of the financial and economic terms, however, I think I get the full picture of what the author wants to convey.

Feb 17, Chris rated it it was amazing. In North-East Asia, governments determined to push through land-reform, creating a broad and equitable distribution of start-up capital for everyone. Beberapa nama yang lain, nama-nama dari LN ntu ada yang tahu dan pernah dengar sih, tetapi tetap saja beda gregetnya dengan membaca taipan-taipan ‘bermasalah’ yang sekarang ada di ‘sana’. Quotes from Asian Godfathers Studwell is by no means a Neo-con, but he certainly has an obsession with spreading democracy as a cure all for the problems of entrenched corporate statism.

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The interesting part is the analysis on what are the core cash flows from the individual tycoons and how they’ve survived the 97 asian financial crisis. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Studwell tries to debunk what he regards as the myth godfwthers the SE Asian Horatio Alger-type tycoons, whose successes largely owe to political corruption and government protected cartels. It focuses on the shifting fortunes of a non-Burman family swept up in the turmoil, as they take advantage of the good times and face tragedy during the bad.

Asian Godfathers

LoL Bolehlah buat bacaan di sela-sela buku fiksi yang sedang kubaca. Until I read ‘Asian Godfathers.

The most dedicated propagators of eugenic myths the prize here goes to Singapore’s Lee Asiah Yew, claims Studwell say that race provides the key to understanding their inherent abilities.

Artists and the Last Age of the Ssian is a romp through a bygone era, studying the lives of six artists who left their homelands to pursue creativity elsewhere. I was hoping it would be a bit more salacious and tabloid and less empirical and scholastic but a great read nevertheless both on the contemporary socioeconomic structure of Southeast Asia and the manner by which Colonialism’s empowering of minority and immigrant groups lasts today in the forms of various tycoons and the protected industries they rule.