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International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

Youssef Cassis and Dariusz Wójcik


This book gathers leading economic historians, geographers, and social scientists to focus on the developments in key international financial centres following the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and to consider the likely effects of Brexit on these centres. Eleven centres in eight countries are taken into consideration: New York, London, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich/Geneva, Hong Kong/Shanghai/Beijing, Tokyo, and Singapore. The book addresses three main issues. The first is the hierarchy of international financial centres, in particular whether Asian financial centres have taken advantage of the cris ... More

Keywords: international financial centre, global financial crisis, Brexit, financial regulation, fintech, banking, financial and business services, Asia, Europe, United States of America

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198817314
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198817314.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Youssef Cassis, editor
Professor of Economic History, Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, Firenze

Dariusz Wójcik, editor
Professor of Economic Geography, at the School of Geography and the Environment and Fellow of St Peters College Oxford, Oxford University

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1 Introduction

Youssef Cassis

2 New York

Richard Sylla

3 London

Richard Roberts

4 Paris

Laure Quennouëlle-Corre

5 Frankfurt

Eike W. Schamp

6 Zurich and Geneva

Tobias Straumann

8 Singapore

Karen P.Y. Lai

9 Tokyo

Sayuri Shirai

10 Conclusions

Dariusz Wójcik and Theodor F. Cojoianu

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