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  1. Institutions, Innovation and Growth

    Institutions, Innovation and Growth

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Touffut
    The first book in this important new series, under the general editorship of Nobel Laureate Robert Solow, Institutions, Innovation and Growth assembles a stellar cast of international contributors. Leading economists join the debate on innovation and economic growth, focussing on a broad spectrum of issues ranging from labour markets to corporate governance. Growth paths within the OECD are also assessed, with particular emphasis on contrasts between US and European models. The book seeks to identify those institutional factors, taking into account different national trajectories, which might serve to promote economic growth in Europe. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  2. Competition, Monopoly and Corporate Governance

    Competition, Monopoly and Corporate Governance

    Edited by Michael Waterson
    Competition, Monopoly and Corporate Governance covers three broad themes, each associated with a particular strand of Keith Cowling’s own writings in industrial economics and each represented by four specially commissioned papers. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  3. Industries in Europe

    Industries in Europe

    Edited by Peter Johnson
    This important book, a successor volume to European Industries, brings together a number of in-depth and authoritative studies of key European industries, providing fascinating insights into their nature and characteristics. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 223.00   Web: $ 200.70
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  4. Growth and Development in the Global Economy

    Growth and Development in the Global Economy

    Edited by Harry Bloch
    What are the forces behind the increasing globalization of economic life? How does globalization affect the functioning of national economies? What difficulties confront government policymakers in dealing with the global economy? These issues are addressed in this volume by leading specialists. The contributors present a range of unique and varied perspectives from which they consider aspects of the increasing integration of economic life, exploring implications for the functioning of domestic markets in a rapidly changing global economy. The result is a collection of insights that provide a framework for understanding globalization as an economic phenomenon. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  5. Market Dominance and Antitrust Policy, Second Edition

    Market Dominance and Antitrust Policy, Second Edition

    Michael A. Utton
    This new edition addresses the recent fundamental changes in antitrust law, especially in the UK and the EU, and reviews some high profile and controversial cases such as the Boeing–McDonnell Douglas merger and the Microsoft monopoly. The author moves on to deal with several unresolved questions including the conflicts between trade and antitrust policy, the foreign take-over of domestic assets and extra-territorial claims made by certain countries. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  6. Market Failure or Success

    Market Failure or Success

    Edited by Tyler Cowen, Eric Crampton
    Recent years have seen the development of new theories of market failure based on asymmetric information and network effects. According to the new paradigm, we can expect substantial failure in the markets for labor, credit, insurance, software, new technologies and even used cars, to give but a few examples. This volume brings together the key papers on the subject, including classic papers by Joseph Stiglitz, George Akerlof and Paul David. The book provides powerful theoretical and empirical rebuttals challenging the assumptions of these new models and questioning the usual policy conclusions. It goes on to demonstrate how an examination of real markets and careful experimental studies are unable to verify the new theories. New frontiers for research are also suggested. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  7. Economic Performance in the Americas

    Economic Performance in the Americas

    Nanno Mulder
    Economic Performance in the Americas compares the economic performances of Brazil, Mexico and the USA over the past half century. As with most other high and middle-income countries their economies are service-sector orientated and have been for several decades. This book encompasses all sectors of the economy but focuses primarily on services, analysing both the main trends in the various service industries in Brazil and Mexico and the underlying forces shaping their huge expansion. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  8. Industrial Location Economics

    Industrial Location Economics

    Edited by Philip McCann
    Because space is not homogenous, economic activities occur in different locations. Understanding the reasons behind this and understanding exactly how industries are spatially organized is the central theme of this book. Industrial Location Economics discusses different aspects of industrial location behaviour from a variety of theoretical and empirical perspectives. Each of the analytical traditions provides insights into the nature of industrial location behaviour and the factors which can influence it. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  9. Economic Policy and Manufacturing Performance in Developing Countries

    Economic Policy and Manufacturing Performance in Developing Countries

    Edited by Oliver Morrissey, Michael Tribe
    This book considers the impact of economic reforms on manufacturing performance and explores policy options for promoting manufacturing. Using country-specific case studies spanning Africa, South Asia, South East Asia and Latin America, the authors examine the evidence for and against both trade liberalisation and government support policy. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. Innovation and Employment

    Innovation and Employment

    Charles Edquist, Leif Hommen, Maureen McKelvey
    Which kinds of growth lead to increased employment and which do not? This is one of the questions that this important volume attempts to answer. The book explores the complex relationships between innovation, growth and employment that are vital for both research into, and policy for, the creation of jobs. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  11. The Growth of Service Industries

    The Growth of Service Industries

    Edited by Thijs ten Raa, Ronald Schettkat
    Problems arise if budgets for services are held constant whilst prices rise. Education, cultural activities and health services are under constant budgetary pressure. The authors argue that the price of commodities is linked to demand and price increases would therefore seem to threaten the very existence of these services. The paradox of these services is that in spite of their exploding costs, demand persists. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  12. Competitiveness, Technology and Skills

    Competitiveness, Technology and Skills

    Sanjaya Lall
    This book draws together recent contributions by Sanjaya Lall – a leading authority on international investment, technology and industrial policy – on competitiveness and its major determinants. It draws upon his wide experience of competitiveness analysis in Asian and African countries and his recent work on technology and skills. It contains his most important published material as well as previously unpublished articles, and will be of interest to students, researchers and policy analysts interested in industrial development, technology and human resources. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 215.00   Web: $ 193.50
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