Creating an Internationally Competitive Economy

Creating an Internationally Competitive Economy


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ISBN-13: 9780333772775
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/20/2001
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

V.N.BALASUBRAMANYAM Professor of Development Economics, Lancaster University, England
PETER DAWKINS Professor and Director, IAESR, University of Melbourne, Australia
DONALD FEAVER Senior Lecturer in Economics, Victoria University of Technology, Australia
JAMES GAPINSKI Professor of Economics, Florida State University
DAVID GREENAWAY Professor and Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Nottingham
TIM HAZLEDINE Professor of Economics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
DONALD LAMBERTON Visiting Fellow, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University
JEFFREY PETCHEY Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Curtin University, Australia
DAVID PRENTICE Lecturer in Economics, La Trobe University, Australia
MARK ROGERS Research Fellow, IAESR, University of Melbourne Australia
MOHAMMED SALISU Lecturer in Economics, Lancaster University, England
DAVID SAPSFORD Professor of Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
PETER SUMMERS Senior Research Fellow, IAESR, University of Melbourne, Australia
RICHARD UPWARD Research Fellow, Leverhulme Trust Programme, University of Nottingham, England
KENNETH WILSON Professor of Economics, Victoria University of Technology, Australia
PETER WRIGHT Lecturer in Economics, University of Nottingham, England

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements List of Contributors PART I: PRELIMINARIES Introduction; H.Bloch & P.Kenyon The Meaning and Measurement of International Competitiveness; H.Bloch & P.Kenyon Developing ICOM: An Index of International Competitiveness; J.H.Gapinski PART II: MARKET INSTITUTIONS IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY The Labour Market and International Competitiveness; P.Dawkins & P.Kenyon Sectoral Mobility in UK and US Labour Markets; D.Greenaway, R.Upward & P.Wright Market Power and Foreign Trade: Implications for Competition Policy; H.Bloch Investment, Imports and Productivity Growth in the US Cement Industry; D.Prentice PART III: GOVERNMENT POLICY IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY Trade and Communication; D.Lamberton Economic Integration and Regional Policy Cooperation; J.Petchey & P.Shapiro Inside Australia's Contingent Protection Black Box; D.Feaver & K.Wilson PART IV: INTERNATIONAL COMPARISON OF ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE Export-Led Growth in Asia: Long-Run Relationships and Structural Change; P.M.Summers Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in LDCs: Some Further Evidence; V.N.Balasubramanyam, M.Salisu & D.Sapsford The International Diffusion of Technology: Technological Catch-up and Economic Growth; M.Rogers Transaction Efficiency in New Zealand and Australia, 1961-96; T.Hazledine Index

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