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International Handbook On Industrial Policy

Patrizio Bianchi , Sandrine Labory

Edited by Patrizio Bianchi, Councillor for Education and Research of the Regional Government of the Emilia-Romagna region, Italy and Sandrine Labory, Lecturer of Applied Industrial Economics and Policy, University of Ferrara, Italy

2006 488 pp Hardback 978 1 84376 836 4
2008 Paperback 978 1 84844 179 8
ebook isbn 978 1 84720 154 6

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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 globalization.

Contents
Contents: Introduction Part I: Industrial Policy in a Global Perspective Part II: Competition and Regulatory Issues Part III: Research, Technology and Innovation Part IV: Territory, Industrial Development and Small Firms Part V: The Use of Game Theory in Industrial Policy Analysis Part VI: Particular Views Index Contributors: A. Amin, J. Annerstedt, A. Arora, M. Bellandi, N. Bellini, P. Bianchi, T. Björkroth, R. Cellini, F. Cesaroni, J. De Bandt, M. Di Tommaso, A. Gambardella, M. Giarratana, P. Giuri, A. Goldstein, S. Grönblom, N. Jullien, S. Labory, S. Lall, L. Lambertini, J. Lorentzen, S. Martin, P. Møllgaard, D. Paci, M.D. Parrilli, J. Pelkmans, C.N. Pitelis, H. Schenk, S.O. Schweitzer, L. Sepulveda, S. Torrisi, P. Valbonesi, J. Willner, J.-B. Zimmermann

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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.

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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 Møllgaard

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 Björkroth, Sonja Grönblom 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-Benoît 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

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