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Industrial Policy And Competitive Advantage

Industrial Policy And Competitive Advantage

David B. Audretsch

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

Three volume set 1998 1,848 pp Hardback 978 1 85898 470 4

Hardback £519.00 on-line price £467.10

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Series: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series






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‘. . . Industrial Policy and Competitive Advantage is a rich collection of classic articles by experts in the area to provide “building blocks of scholarship on industrial policy”. The three volumes are so organized, each addressing a unique characteristic of the literature in the field.’
– V.P. Jain, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research

‘There is good representation of both Eastern Europe and South East Asia with articles by Audretsch and Westphal among others. There is no doubt that the three volumes will provide a very useful reference collection for both students and academics and will help focus the debate surrounding industrial policy.’
– Katherine Wakelin, The Economic Journal

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.

Contents
68 articles, dating from 1983 to 1996 Contributors include: J. Brander, A.K. Dixit, J. Eaton, P.A. Geroski, G.M. Grossman, A.P. Jacquemin, P. Krugman, R.R. Nelson, P. Romer

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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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