Joe Studwell. The men who control the economies of S.E. Asia are unimaginably rich and powerful. They gamble at golf for US$2 million a hole. This is – for the. 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.
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It must have cost Joe Studwell a good deal of work to integrate his knowledge of Asian business and politics and produce this exceptional book.
He has a facility for gaining access to Asia’s rather Godfatyers Options Sign in. Hong Kong and Southeast Asia are home to five hundred million people, yet their economies are dominated by only fifty families My library Help Advanced Book Search.
The author of How Asia Works follows the money. Hong Kong and Southeast Asia are home to five hundred million people, yet their economies are dominated by only fifty families whose interests range from banking to real estate, shipping to sugar, gambling to lumber.
Asian Godfathers by Joe Studwell
Studwell has spent fifteen years as a reporter in the region, and he marshals his unprecedented sources to paint intimate and revealing portraits of the men who control Southeast Asia. Studwell also provides us with a rich and deep understanding of the broader historic, economic, and political influences sttudwell have shaped Southeast Asia over the past years.
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How to be a godfather 1 Get in character. How to be a godfather 2 Core cash flow.
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How to be a godfather 3 Structuring an organisation chief slaves and gweilo running dogs. How to be a godfather 4 Banks piggy godfaathers and the joy of capital markets. Godfathers today Defending the precious.
The s Ecstasy and reckoning. Finale The politics stupid. Other editions – View all Asian Godfathers: He lived and worked as a freelance journalist in Hong Kong and Beijing from to He is author of The China Dream.