This timely and much-needed Handbook reconsiders an old topic from a fresh perspective, raising a number of new, interesting and worthwhile issues in the wake of ten years of globalization.
This comprehensive analysis illustrates that old-style industrial policies whereby the government directly intervened in markets, and was often the producer itself, are no longer relevant. Structural changes occurring in economies - summarized in the term `globalization' - are triggering the definition and implementation of new industrial policies. The contributors, leading experts in their field, unite to evaluate this shift of over a decade ago.
Employing various empirical and methodological approaches with a strong theoretical underpinning, this world-wide study of the state-of-the-art of industrial policy issues is an invaluable reference tool. It has been enthusiastically received by a wide-ranging audience including scholars, researchers and policy makers with an interest in industrial economics and policy, business studies and policies for growth, competitiveness and development.
Edited by Patrizio Bianchi and Sandrine Labory, Department of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara, Italy
Contents: Introduction Patrizio Bianchi and Sandrine Labory PART I: INDUSTRIAL POLICY IN A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE 1. From `Old' Industrial Policy to `New' Industrial Development Policies Patrizio Bianchi and Sandrine Labory 2. Emerging Issues in the New Economy and Globalization Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella 3. European Industrial Policy Jacques Pelkmans 4. Industrial Policy in Developing Countries: What Can We Learn from East Asia? Sanjaya Lall 5. Do Informational Service Activities Translate into New Industrial Policy Requirements? Jacques De Bandt PART II: COMPETITION AND REGULATORY ISSUES 6. Competition Policy and Innovation Jochen Lorentzen and Peter Mollgaard 7. State Aid to Business Stephen Martin and Paola Valbonesi 8. Mergers and Concentration Policy Hans Schenk 9. Liberalization and Regulation of Public Utility Sectors: Theories and Practice Tom Bjoerkroth, Sonja Groenblom and Johan Willner 10. State-Owned Enterprises, Privatization and Industrial Policy Andrea Goldstein PART III: RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION 11. Intellectual Property Rights and Market Dynamics Fabrizio Cesaroni and Paola Giuri 12. New Approaches to Intellectual Protection: From Open Software to Knowledge-based Industrial Activities Nicolas Jullien and Jean-Benoit Zimmermann 13. Science-based Industries and Spin-offs Marco Giarratana and Salvatore Torrisi 14. Science Parks and High-Tech Clustering Jan Annerstedt 15. Technology Policy and Social Policy: How Industrial Policy Applies to Health Daniele Paci and Stuart O. Schweitzer PART IV: TERRITORY, INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND SMALL FIRMS 16. Decentralizing Industrial Policies: Threat or Opportunity in Developing Countries? Leandro Sepulveda and Ash Amin 17. The Local Dimensions of Industrial Policy Marco Bellandi and Marco Di Tommaso 18. Business Support Policies Nicola Bellini 19. Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Policies in Europe, Latin America and Asia Patrizio Bianchi, Sandrine Labory, Daniele Paci and Mario Davide Parrilli PART V: THE USE OF GAME THEORY IN INDUSTRIAL POLICY ANALYSIS 20. The Genesis of Game Theory and its Role in Industrial Economics Luca Lambertini 21. Differential Game-Theoretical Analysis and Industrial Policy Roberto Cellini and Luca Lambertini PART VI: PARTICULAR VIEWS 22. Industrial Policy: Perspectives, Experience, Issues Christos N. Pitelis Index