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  1. Entrepreneurship, Industrial Location and Economic Growth

    Entrepreneurship, Industrial Location and Economic Growth

    Edited by Jopep M. Arauzo-Carod, Miguel C. Manjón-Antolín
    This book examines the interrelations between entrepreneurship, industrial location and economic growth. Thus, it covers a wide range of topics, including: the economic impact of entrepreneurship; industry dynamics; growth and survival of firms; firm location and globalisation patterns; and agglomeration and growth. The chapters in the book demonstrate the need to adopt a broad perspective that combines insights from different strands of literature if we are to better understand these complex economic phenomena. In addition, the original empirical evidence from a range of different countries provides a sound foundation for developing appropriate guidance for policymakers. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  2. Divergences in Productivity Between Europe and the United States

    Divergences in Productivity Between Europe and the United States

    Edited by Gilbert Cette, Michael Fouquin, Hans-Werner Sinn
    In the 1990s, labour productivity growth accelerated in the United States, yet slowed down in other industrialised countries, reversing a three decade long tendency of convergence. The book explores this phenomenon. It first identifies the methodological and statistical problems involved in measuring productivity and making cross-country comparisons in this area. Then the role of factor accumulation for the diverging trends across the OECD world, with a particular focus on the dispersion of information and communication technology (ICT), is reviewed. In-depth studies of single countries provide further insights regarding growth trends in the United States, Japan, Germany, and France. Finally, empirical investigations regarding the determinants of productivity growth at an international level complement the analyses. The results stress that public infrastructure and education, employment rates and working hours, and ICT spending play an important role in explaining the existing differences in levels and changes of productivity. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  3. Productivity in Asia

    Productivity in Asia

    Edited by Dale Jorgenson, Masahiro Kuroda, Kazuyuki Motohashi
    The outstanding economic performance of East Asian countries has been investigated in numerous studies. However, most comparative studies analyze macro-level productivity. In this book, the productivity performance of China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and the United States are compared at industry level. The work is a result of an international collaborative research project by RIETI (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry), Japan. The total factor productivity growth and level amongst these five countries sheds new light on the industrial competitiveness of growing Asian economies compared to Japan and the United States. In addition, this book provides detailed information on productivity datasets for these five countries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Agglomeration, Technology and Business Groups

    Agglomeration, Technology and Business Groups

    Giulio Cainelli, Donato Iacobucci
    Agglomeration, Technology and Business Groups critically reviews the reasons for the creation of business groups and examines their main characteristics. It also explores the way in which structural variables influence their internal organization. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  5. Crisis or Recovery in Japan

    Crisis or Recovery in Japan

    Edited by David Bailey, Dan Coffey, Phil Tomlinson
    This innovative and multidisciplinary book explores Japan’s economic crisis and recovery. Specifically, it analyses the role of corporations, the state, macroeconomic and industrial policy, and the changing status of Japan as an economic role model. The contributors list comprises an international panel of economists, political scientists and international relations specialists. From vantage points across Japan, North America and Europe, they bring together a collection of original studies considering Japan’s economic malaise and the potential for sustained recovery. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  6. Pioneers of Industrial Organization

    Pioneers of Industrial Organization

    Edited by Henry W. de Jong, William G. Shepherd
    This encyclopaedic work celebrates the scores of leading pioneers who created the modern economic field of industrial organization, at the heart of which lie competition and monopoly, the two great forces that drive modern markets. Their pioneering work has shaped the field’s growing research as well as the past, present and future debates in Europe and America over several centuries. This landmark book includes authoritative entries on all the major figures in both Europe and North America. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  7. The Handbook of Service Industries

    The Handbook of Service Industries

    Edited by John R. Bryson, Peter W. Daniels
    Service activities are now acknowledged as key players in economic development, societal change and public policy worldwide. This exciting Handbook not only contributes to ongoing conceptual debates about the nature of service-led economies and societies; it also pushes back the frontiers of current critical thinking about the role of service activities in urban and regional development and the important research agendas that remain to be addressed. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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  8. Pricing Tactics, Strategies, and Outcomes

    Pricing Tactics, Strategies, and Outcomes

    Edited by Michael Waldman, Justin P. Johnson
    The economics literature on pricing and pricing tactics has made huge progress in the last few decades mostly due to the influence of the asymmetric information and game theory revolutions in microeconomic theory. This authoritative two volume collection brings together some classic contributions which predate these revolutions, and older and newer papers which have employed these modern techniques to further our understanding of how pricing works in real world settings. Pricing Tactics, Strategies, and Outcomes approaches the subject mainly from the theoretical perspective, but includes also some important empirical papers. Important topics covered include entry deterrence, reputation formation, product line pricing, collusive behavior, tying and bundling, leasing, and sales and couponing strategies. The book should prove a useful reference tool for marketing students and faculty interested in the literature on pricing. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 686.00   Web: $ 617.40
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  9. Industrial Agglomeration and New Technologies

    Industrial Agglomeration and New Technologies

    Edited by Masatsugo Tsuji, Emanuelo Giovannetti, Mitsuhiro Kagami
    This book, a collaborative effort by researchers from Japan, Italy and the USA, seeks to explore the reasons for industrial clustering in certain regions of Asia, Europe and North America. The studies presented illustrate real examples of industrial clusters, adding anecdotal evidence to the emerging theory of economic geography by exemplifying the centripetal and centrifugal forces that regulate the clustering process. The authors examine clusters in a diverse set of countries including China, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, the USA and Vietnam. Significantly, the book provides an interesting split between studies of IT and software-related industries, and more traditional sectors, such as steel and vehicle manufacturing. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  10. International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2007

    International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 2007

    UNIDO
    A unique and comprehensive source of information, this book is the only international publication providing economists, planners, policymakers and business people with worldwide statistics on current performance and trends in the manufacturing sector. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 317.00   Web: $ 285.30
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  11. Cartels

    Cartels

    Edited by Margaret C. Levenstein, Stephen W. Salant
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 798.00   Web: $ 718.20
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  12. Handbook of Survey-Based Business Cycle Analysis

    Handbook of Survey-Based Business Cycle Analysis

    Edited by Georg Goldrian
    This Handbook aims to provide an overview of regular survey activities, as well as to show how survey results can be used scientifically in the context of business-cycle analysis and forecasting. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  13. The Myth of Japanese Efficiency

    The Myth of Japanese Efficiency

    Dan Coffey
    Combining case studies with accessible but rigorous production models and historical background, this provocative book challenges accepted views on Japanese production methods in the world car industry. The book argues that the ‘lean and flexible’ production model popularly associated with Toyota MC is a myth, but one which sheds light on cultural responses to the attendant stresses of globalization. To illustrate this, Dan Coffey provides individual studies of process flexibility, labour productivity and the re-organization of work in the global car industry. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Computing

    Computing

    Edited by Shane M. Greenstein
    This authoritative book presents a selection of the most important published articles and papers on the computing industry – an industry that after five decades of growth permeates virtually all areas of modern economic activity. Many economists believe the diffusion of computing has been a catalyst and a driver of economic growth. This has stimulated research into the microeconomic determinants and consequences of computing. This collection provides a state-of-the-art survey of advances in applied and empirical approaches to the industrial economics of computing. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 308.00   Web: $ 277.20
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  15. International Handbook on Industrial Policy

    International Handbook on Industrial Policy

    Edited by Patrizio Bianchi, Sandrine Labory
    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. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  16. An Introduction to the Economic Theory of Market Behavior

    An Introduction to the Economic Theory of Market Behavior

    Donald W. Katzner
    The book provides substantial discussion of the model’s methodological background; returns to scale; the transformation surface and the fixed-factor-supply economy; existence, uniqueness, and stability of equilibria; the dynamics of market adjustments; methodological individualism and the theory of price determination; imperfectly competitive markets; welfare economics; and the role of money capital in the operation of the firm. The author suggests that the abandonment of general equilibrium theory by microeconomists is a mistake, and that it is too soon to give up on the possibility of constructing an adequate analysis of uniqueness, global stability, and price determination. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  17. 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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  18. Mergers and Acquisitions

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    Edited by Bruno Cassiman, Massimo G. Colombo
    This book examines the issue of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the context of technological development, and in particular the impact of M&As on the innovation process. In so doing, the book integrates two bodies of literature, on M&As, and on innovation studies, a nexus which the editors contend represents an important step in the advancement of our understanding of both with clear implications for competitive advantage and growth of firms. Drawing on perspectives from both management and economics, the book offers a cohesive blend of theory, methodology, and a wealth of empirical material. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  19. International Handbook on Economic Regulation

    International Handbook on Economic Regulation

    Edited by Michael A. Crew, David Parker
    Michael Crew and David Parker have compiled a comprehensive, up-to-date and detailed analytical work on leading research issues in the economics of regulation. With contributions from international specialists in economic regulation, the Handbook provides a comprehensive discussion of major developments in both the theory and practice of regulatory economics. This book will be an indispensable source for both students and practitioners of regulation. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 232.00   Web: $ 208.80
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 84.00   Web: $ 67.20
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  20. 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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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 41.00   Web: $ 32.80
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