The Political Economy of Competitiveness: Corporate Performance and Public Policy

The Political Economy of Competitiveness: Corporate Performance and Public Policy

by Michael Kitson, Jonathan Michie
     
 

The Political Economy of Competitiveness offers an original perspective on the relationship between economic theory and policy. It places the issues within an accessible political economy perspective.
Rejecting the narrowness of mainstream economics the authors deploy an interdisciplinary approach to the problem of economic growth, placing it in its

Overview

The Political Economy of Competitiveness offers an original perspective on the relationship between economic theory and policy. It places the issues within an accessible political economy perspective.
Rejecting the narrowness of mainstream economics the authors deploy an interdisciplinary approach to the problem of economic growth, placing it in its historical and political context. Issues covered include:

• trade theory and policy

• industrial decline and policy

• markets, competition and innovation

• globalisation, unemployment and government policy.
The book provides a valuable guide to the major economic policy issues for both economists and business students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415204965
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/26/2000
Series:
Routledge Studies in Contemporary Political Economy Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.46(d)

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