Why Offshore? Exploring the Geographies of Offshore Financial Centers
The global economy of the 21st century is characterized by the increasing differentiation between the haves and the have-nots, the educated and illiterate, the skilled and unskilled. This inequitable trend is well documented in the arena of technology and the concomitant analysis of global geographies of production, but less attention has been paid to factors associated with the hypermobility of capital and the services provided by those functioning in offshore finance centers (OFCs).
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