Innovation, Evolution and Economic Change New Ideas in the Tradition of Galbraith

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  • ISBN-13: 9781845427153
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/30/2006
  • Series: New Directions in Modern Economics Series
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

1 'Professionals' capitalism and democracy 17
2 From one managerial capitalism ... to another 38
3 The end of capitalism : J. K. Galbraith versus K. Marx and J. A. Schumpeter 53
4 The power of large companies 71
5 Is capitalism still Galbraithian? 86
6 Galbraith's views on firm and market : between neo-institutionalism and evolutionism 107
7 Global R&D networks and ICT : what impacts on firms? 122
8 Large corporations and technostructures in competition 142
9 The corrupt corporation : a Galbraith-inspired analysis 162
10 The global restructuring of capitalism : new technologies and intellectual property 185
11 Galbraith and the political economy of technological innovation : critical perspectives and a heterodox synthesis 205
12 Knowledge and innovation : power and counterpower 229
13 Science and governance in the national systems of innovation approach 241
14 Privatization and the management of intellectual property rights : the case of the British defence research establishments 264
15 Galbraith and institutionalist analysis : an assessment based on the US military-industrial system transformations in the 1990s 278
16 What has happened to the public sector? : marketization and financial logic 302
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