Industrial Policy and Competitive Advantage (The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics Series 84)

Industrial Policy and Competitive Advantage (The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics Series 84)

By: David B. Audretsch (editor)Hardback

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The emergence of industrial policy as a central issue among not just policy makers but the intellectual community as well reflects not only concerns about the international competitiveness of firms and nations but also unemployment and growth. Scholarship on industrial policy has been scattered across a wide range of disciplines and subjects, rendering it difficult to grasp the state of knowledge on the subject. The purpose of this three volume series is to provide the classic articles forming the building blocks of scholarship on industrial policy and present them in an integrated framework. These classic contributions span a number of subjects within economics, such as international trade, industrial economics, labour economics, economic development and technological change, as well as a number of different academic disciplines, including political science, sociology, international relations, and international management. The first volume focuses on The Mandate for Industrial Policy, the second on Instruments and Targets, and the third on Industry and Country Studies.

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Edited by David B. Audretsch, Distinguished Professor and Ameritech Chair of Economic Development, Indiana University, Bloomington, US


Volume 1 The mandate for industrial policy: Part 1 The policy mandate: the idea of industrial policy, Chalmers Johnson; industrial policy - a dissent, Charles L. Schultze; industrial policy and American renewal, R.D. Norton; industrial change, barriers to mobility and European industrial policy, Paul A. Geroski and Alexis Jacquemin; some lessons from the East Asian miracle, Joseph E. Stiglitz. Part 2 Implementation: implementing a national technology strategy with self-organizing industry investment boards, Paul M. Romer; procurement policy as a tool of industrial policy, P.A. Geroski; the implementation of industrial policy in an evolutionary perspective, Alexander Gerybadze. Part 3 International competitiveness: making sense of the competitiveness debate, Paul R. Krugman; industrial policy and international competitiveness, David B. Audretsch; international R&D rivalry and industrial strategy, Barbara J. Spencer and James A. Brander. Part 4 Trade: trade and industrial policy under imperfect competition, Anthony J. Venables and Alasdair Smith; optimal trade and industrial policy under oligopoly, Jonathan Eaton and Gene M. Grossman; the welfare effects of imperfect harmonization of trade and industrial policy, Konstantine Gatsios and Larry Karp; R&D rivalry, industrial policy and US-Japanese trade, David B. Audretsch and Hideki Yamawaki. Part 5 Foreign direct investment: industrial policy and foreign direct investment, Phedon Nicolaides. Part 6 Technology policy: does technology policy matter?, Henry Ergas; technical innovation and national systems, Richard R. Nelson and Nathan Rosenberg; strategic R&D policy, John Beath et al; innovation policy in an open economy - a normative framework for strategic and tactical issues, Moshe Justman and Morris Teubal. Volume 2 Instruments and targets: Part 1 Competition policy: industrial policy and competition policy, Manfred Neumann; the evolution of Clayton section 7 enforcement and the beginnings of US industrial policy, Bruce M. Owen; antitrust law as industrial policy - should judges and juries make it?, Phillip Areeda; international mergers and state aid - what should competition policy do about industrial policy?, A. Neil Campbell et al. Part 2 Networks and cooperation: competition, cooperation and innovation - organizational arrangements for regimes of rapid technological progress, David J. Teece; when can government subsidize research joint ventures? politics, economics and limits to technology policy, Linda Cohen; company-scientist locational links - the case of biotechnology, David B. Audretsch and Paula E. Stephan; vertical relations between firms and industrial policy, P.A. Geroski; a dynamic analysis of export cartels - the Japanese case, Alexis Jacquemin et al; Europe - collaboration in the high technology sectors, Margaret Sharp. (Part contents)

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  • ISBN13: 9781858984704
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1848
  • ID: 9781858984704
  • ISBN10: 185898470X

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