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The Political Economy of Sovereign Wealth Funds

  • Xu Yi-chong
  • Gawdat Bahgat

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

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About this book


This book examines the origin, nature, the portfolio, organizational structure and operation of the seven largest SWFs from the perspective of the holding countries. Uniquely it tackles the issues from the perspectives of those non-OECD countries whose access to funds creates the most concern.


economy Investment Investments nationalism Policy political economy Portfolio

Editors and affiliations

  • Xu Yi-chong
    • 1
  • Gawdat Bahgat
    • 2
  1. 1.Griffith UniversityAustralia
  2. 2.National Defence UniversityUSA

About the editors

RICHARD ECCLESTON is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government, University of Tasmania, Australia STEPHEN FORTESCUE is Associate Professor in the School of Social Science and International Studies, University of New South Wales, Australia JOHN FREEBAIRN is Ritchie Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne, Australia HE LIPING is Professor and Chair in the Department of Finance, School of Economics and Business Administration, Beijing Normal University, China, and is a member of China Economy 50-person Forum JOSE KÉCHICHIAN is CEO of Kéchichian & Associates, LLC, and Honorary Consul of the Sultanate of Oman in Los Angeles, USA YVONNE C.L. LEE is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, Malaysia LEONG LIEW is Professor and Head of the Department of International Business& Asian Studies at Griffith University, Australia JØRGEN ØRSTRØM MØLLER is Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, Malaysia; Adjunct Professor at Singapore Management University& Copenhagen Business School CIARAN O'FAIRCHEALLAIGH is Professor of Politics and Public Policy at Griffith University, Australia BENT SOFUS TRANØY is Associate Professor at University of Oslo, Norway and Senior Researcher at the Institute of Labor Research (Fafo).

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