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Sovereign Wealth Funds: Legitimacy, Governance, and Global Power

Gordon L. Clark, Adam D. Dixon, and Ashby H.B. Monk


The worldwide rise of sovereign wealth funds is emblematic of the ongoing transformation of nation-state economic prospects. This book maps the global footprints of these financial institutions, examining their governance and investment management, and issues of domestic and international legitimacy. Through a variety of case studies—from the China Investment Corporation to the funds of several Gulf states—the book shows that the forces propelling the adoption and development of sovereign wealth funds vary by country. The book also shows that many of these investment institutions have identifi ... More

Keywords: sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, governance, investment management, financial markets, international relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780691142296
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691142296.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gordon L. Clark, author
University of Oxford

Adam D. Dixon, author
University of Bristol

Ashby H.B. Monk, author
Stanford University