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European Competitiveness

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Kirsty Hughes, Hideki Yamawaki, Gianluigi Alzona, Laura Rondi, Giampaolo Vitali, John Hagedoorn, Jos Schakenraad, Danielle Galliano, Alain Alcouffe, Daniele Archibugi, Mario Pianta, Neil Kay, Christine Oughton, Hugh Mosley, Gunther Schmid, Shaun Hargreaves-Heap, David Audretsch
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  • Date Published: June 2008
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521064330

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  • Analyzing the key factors determining current and future European competitiveness, this book focuses on the issues of internationalization of firms and markets, the role of technology and innovation, and of continuing European integration, and deals with these issues on the level of firms, industries, and countries. The competitiveness of the EC as a whole, relative to the United States and Japan, is also examined. It will be of interest to students, scholars and policy makers concerned with industry, technology, trade, and the future of the EC.

    • Survey of factors determining current and future competitiveness in Europe, of firms, industries, countries, and EC as a whole
    • Will be of interest to economists, but also to policy makers in industry, science and technology, and to Europeanists
    • Kirsty Hughes is a Press author (Exports and Technology 900 HB), and this a good international team of authors
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    • Date Published: June 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521064330
    • length: 308 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.458kg
    • contains: 24 b/w illus. 65 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction: internationalisation, integration and European competitiveness Kirsty Hughes
    Part I. Internationalisation and Corporate Control:
    2. Location decisions of Japanese multinational firms in European manufacturing industries Hideki Yamawaki
    3. New forms of international involvement, competition, and competitiveness: the case of Italy Gianluigi Alzona, Laura Rondi and Giampaolo Vitali
    4. Strategic technology partnering and international corporate strategies John Hagedoorn and Jos Schakenraad
    5. Corporate control and competitiveness: the French case Danielle Galliano and Alain Alcouffe
    Part II. Technological Specialisation and International Trade:
    6. Patterns of technological specialisation and growth of innovative activities in advanced countries Daniele Archibugi and Mario Pianta
    7. The role of technology, competition and skill in European competitiveness Kirsty Hughes
    Part III. European Integration and Structural Change:
    8. Mergers, acquisitions and the completion of the internal market Neil Kay
    9. Growth, structural change and real convergence in the EC Christine Oughton
    10. Public services and competitiveness Hugh Mosley and Gunther Schmid
    11. Culture and competitiveness Shaun Hargreaves-Heap
    12. Industrial policy and international competitiveness: the case of Eastern Europe David Audretsch.

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    Kirsty S. Hughes

    Contributors

    Kirsty Hughes, Hideki Yamawaki, Gianluigi Alzona, Laura Rondi, Giampaolo Vitali, John Hagedoorn, Jos Schakenraad, Danielle Galliano, Alain Alcouffe, Daniele Archibugi, Mario Pianta, Neil Kay, Christine Oughton, Hugh Mosley, Gunther Schmid, Shaun Hargreaves-Heap, David Audretsch

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