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European–American Trade and Financial Alliances

Edited by the late Gavin Boyd, formerly Honorary Professor, Political Science Department, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, US and Adjunct Professor, Management Faculty, Saint Mary’s University, Canada, the late Alan M. Rugman, formerly Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK and Pier Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD, France
In this, his final book, Gavin Boyd has brought together a distinguished group of experts on the nature and extent of transatlantic policy coordination and its implication for corporate strategy. This remarkably relevant set of papers offers a discussion on the economic and financial linkage between Europe and North America, as well as the trade and investment rules governing this interaction.
Extent: 264 pp
Hardback Price: $146.00 Web: $131.40
Publication Date: 2005
ISBN: 978 1 84376 907 1
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  • Business and Management
  • International Business
In this, his final book, Gavin Boyd has brought together a distinguished group of experts on the nature and extent of transatlantic policy coordination and its implication for corporate strategy. This remarkably relevant set of papers offers a discussion on the economic and financial linkage between Europe and North America, as well as the trade and investment rules governing this interaction.

The complexities of the transatlantic relationship are analyzed in chapters dealing with: financial integration, transfer of knowledge and technology, transatlantic trade and corporate partnership, transatlantic trade and investment links, simultaneous intra-regional as well as transatlantic trade and the implications for antitrust policy of the activities of multinational enterprises, structural positioning and macroeconomic policy coordination, international interdependence and the role of entrepreneurship, and the reform of international financial markets.

Exploring growing transatlantic trade and investment linkages within their institutional contexts, this timely book will be invaluable to academics and researchers with an interest in international business and international economics. Practicing trade lawyers and policymakers will also find the book to be a fascinating read.
Contributors: D. Archibugi, P.J. Boettke, G. Boyd, C.J. Coyne, W. Hejazi, S. Iammarino, G.G. Kaufman, J. Kirton, S. Manzocchi, P.C. Padoan, A.M. Rugman, A. Verbeke
Contents: Foreword Preface 1. The Role of Financial Markets in Economic Performance: The EU and the USA 2. Atlantic Interdependent Knowledge-Based Economies 3. Atlantic Commerce 4. Structural Potentials in Atlantic Trade: Measuring the Impact of a US–Europe Free Trade Agreement 5. The Regional Dimension of Multinational Enterprises and Antitrust Policy 6. Interregional Integration: Collective Management Tasks 7. Concerting Entrepreneurship: An International Public Good 8. Institutionalizing Atlantic Structural Partnering 9. The Development and Structure of Financial Markets in the European–American Economy Index