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  1. Multinational Firms, Innovation and Productivity

    Multinational Firms, Innovation and Productivity

    Davide Castellani, Antonello Zanfei
    This book gets to the root of how and why multinational firms differ in the cross-border creation, transfer and diffusion of technology, and provides fresh evidence on the effects that these differences have on productivity and innovation in the economic systems in which they are active. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  2. International Competition Policy

    International Competition Policy

    Michael A. Utton
    The book begins by setting out the principles of competition and trade policies, and then goes on to address the impact of market globalisation on what are usually thought of as traditional antitrust concerns. These include the analysis of the difficulties arising from collusion and other restrictive practices, government sponsored ‘voluntary co-operation’, vertical restrictions and market access, pricing strategies of dominant firms and international mergers, all illustrated with a number of prominent case studies. The author concludes with an illuminating discussion on the feasibility of international co-operation on competition policy, the faltering progress that has been made so far and the prospects for future advances. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. European Merger Control

    European Merger Control

    Edited by Fabienne IIzkovitz, Roderick Meiklejohn
    This book examines the background to a change in the legal framework which occurred in May 2004 with the entry into force of a new Merger Regulation that for the first time explicitly recognises the possibility of an efficiency defence. European Merger Control assesses the likely impact of this new regulation, and discusses the pros and cons of the efficiency defence, how other merger control systems deal with efficiencies, how the investigation process can be organised to accommodate the analysis of efficiency gains and the main theoretical and practical problems which arise when anti-competitive effects have to be weighed against efficiency gains. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  4. Competitiveness in Research and Development

    Competitiveness in Research and Development

    Ádám Török, Balázs Borsi, András Telcs
    Competitiveness in Research and Development includes a unique comparative analysis of R&D and innovation systems of transition and developing economies. It also features a comprehensive and critical survey of international literature on the measurement of R&D and innovation performance. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  5. Health Policy and High-Tech Industrial Development

    Health Policy and High-Tech Industrial Development

    Edited by Marco R. Di Tommaso, Stuart O. Schweitzer
    By weaving together the fields of health economics, industrial organisation and industrial development, this book describes the benefits of promoting a country’s health industry as a way of stimulating its high-technology industrial capacity. The authors illustrate that the development of a country’s health industry not only improves the country’s health status, but also promotes an industry with relatively stable, high-wage employment, creates the potential for exporting goods and services, and produces scientific spillovers that will favourably impact other high-technology industries. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  6. The Public Financing of Pharmaceuticals

    The Public Financing of Pharmaceuticals

    Edited by Jaume Puig-Junoy
    This book provides a complete approach to the economics of financing medicines and policy implications for the efficiency and equity of health systems. In all health systems with majority public financing, pharmaceutical reimbursement is one of the key factors in policies of change and transformation of health services in order to face the future with guarantees of financial sustainability. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  7. The Economics of Retailing and Distribution

    The Economics of Retailing and Distribution

    Roger R. Betancourt
    This book provides a uniform and coherent approach to the analysis of distribution systems in general and retail systems in particular. It develops the fundamentals of retail demand and supply, and demonstrates how the provision of distribution services is a principal determinant of economic outcomes in retail exchanges for both retailers and their customers, as well as for other agents such as suppliers and franchisors. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  8. European Integration and the Functioning of Product Markets

    European Integration and the Functioning of Product Markets

    Edited by Adriaan Dierx, Fabienne Ilzkovitz, Khalid Sekkat
    The book reveals that European product market integration has a significant impact on the conditions of competition, the strategies of companies and the structure of industry. It adds a quarter of a percentage to annual GDP growth rates and has not led to an increased exposure of the EU to asymmetric shocks. However, the book argues that further improvements in the functioning of European product markets are needed in order to improve the EU’s growth performance over the next decade. Invaluably, the book provides not only current information about Europe’s achievements in economic integration but also methodology to assess the outcome of economic integration in other regions of the World, such as NAFTA, MERCOSUR and ASEAN. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  9. The World’s Wine Markets

    The World’s Wine Markets

    Edited by Kym Anderson
    This absorbing book examines the period of massive structural adjustment taking place in the wine industry. For many centuries wine was very much a European product. While that is still the case today – three-quarters of world wine production, consumption and trade involve Europe and most of the rest involves just a handful of New World countries settled by Europeans – the importance of exports from non-European countries has risen dramatically over the past decade. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 223.00   Web: $ 200.70
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  10. The Economics of Antitrust and Regulation in Telecommunications

    The Economics of Antitrust and Regulation in Telecommunications

    Edited by Pierre A. Buigues, Patrick Rey
    Contributing to a convergence of legal and economic approaches, The Economics of Antitrust and Regulation in Telecommunications integrates economic theory into current EU antitrust policy within the sector. The book addresses the role of competition and regulatory policies on a number of key issues in telecommunications, such as market definition, collective dominance, access to networks, and allocation of scarce resources. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 263.00   Web: $ 236.70
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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. International Handbook on Privatization

    International Handbook on Privatization

    Edited by David Parker, David Saal
    Privatization has dominated industrial restructuring programs since the 1980s and continues to do so. This authoritative and accessible Handbook considers all aspects of this key issue, including: the theory of privatization; privatization in transition, developed and developing economies; as well the economic regulation of privatized industries. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. A Handbook of Industrial Ecology

    A Handbook of Industrial Ecology

    Edited by Robert U. Ayres, Leslie W. Ayres
    Industrial ecology is coming of age and this superb book brings together leading scholars to present a state-of-the-art overviews of the subject. Each part of the book comprehensively covers the following issues in a systematic style: the goals and achievements of industrial ecology and the history of the field; methodology, covering the main approaches to analysis and assessment; economics and industrial ecology; industrial ecology at the national/regional level; industrial ecology at the sectoral/materials level; and applications and policy implications. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 390.00   Web: $ 351.00
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