Industrial Policy and Competitive Advantage

Industrial Policy and Competitive Advantage

By: David B. Audretsch (editor)Hardback

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This three-volume set (a postgraduate reference work), addresses industrial policy from the point of view of policy-makers and the intellectual community, looking at international competitiveness and also at unemployment and growth. These contributions span a number of academic disciplines. The first volume focuses on the mandate for industrial policy; the second deals with instruments and targets; and the third looks at country studies.

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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)

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/01/1998
  • ISBN13: 9781858984704
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1848
  • ID: 9781858984704
  • weight: 3640
  • ISBN10: 185898470X

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