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Structural Change, Industrial Location and Competitiveness

Edited by Joanne E. Oxley, McCutcheon Professor of International Business and Professor of Strategic Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada and Bernard Yeung, Dean and Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor, National University of Singapore
Rapid technological developments in communications and transportation, economic liberalization and the emergence of new economies with vast market potential have changed the shape of international production. This scholarly selection of articles represents some of the most important contributions to an understanding of this ongoing, global economic restructuring and its impact on the geographic configuration of production and the economic competitiveness of nations in the world economy.
Extent: 680 pp
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Publication Date: 1998
ISBN: 978 1 85898 688 3
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Rapid technological developments in communications and transportation, economic liberalization and the emergence of new economies with vast market potential have changed the shape of international production. This scholarly selection of articles represents some of the most important contributions to an understanding of this ongoing, global economic restructuring and its impact on the geographic configuration of production and the economic competitiveness of nations in the world economy.
‘The 29 contributions in volume 3 provide an excellent overview of the theoretical and empirical economics literature on global economic restructuring and changes in industrial location and competitiveness.’
– Journal of Peace Research
29 articles, dating from 1920 to 1997
Contributors include: P. Almeida, M. Bailey, J. Cantwell, J. Dunning, B. Kogut, P. Krugman, A. Marshall, R. Morck, K. Murphy, J.A. Schumpeter, A. Shleifer, G. Stigler, R. Vishny, D. Weinstein
Contents: Introduction Part I: Origins of Structural Change: Marshallian Agglomeration and Schumpeterian Innovation Part II: The Role of the Multinational in Global Agglomeration Part III: Synergies Between MNEs and Local Firms Part IV: Government Policies, Industry Location and National Competitiveness Part V: The Unfolding Pattern