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The Economic Dynamics of Australian Industry

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780044423171
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
  • Publication date: 2/1/1992
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 320

Table of Contents

Foreword
Tables
Figures
Preface
Contributors
Introduction
Pt. I The Current Account and Trade Performance
1 The current account and economic policy in the 1980s 3
2 Exchange rate pass-through and import prices 30
Pt. II Productivity and Technical Change
3 Productivity growth and costs of production 49
4 Biased technological change in Australian manufacturing 63
5 Neoclassical formulations of productivity growth in manufacturing 79
6 Scale, scope and flexibility in Australian manufacturing 100
7 Investment and the capital stock: what do the figures really mean? 118
Pt. III Public Policies for Employment, Training and Industrial Research
8 Small firms and employment generation in Australia: a survey of issues and evidence 139
9 Industry training policy 157
10 Research and development: hidden investment in Australian industry 173
11 The effective taxation of Australian corporate source income 196
Pt. IV Globalisation and Strategic Trade Policy
12 Globalisation: some analytical and policy implications 219
13 Strategic alliances and the internationalisation of Australian industry 235
14 Domestic processing, value added and globalisation 251
15 Strategic trade policy and its relevance to Australia 272
Index 289
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