Sustaining Competitiveness in the New Global Economy: The Experience of Singapore

Sustaining Competitiveness in the New Global Economy: The Experience of Singapore

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843764076
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 12/01/2003
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of figuresvii
List of tablesx
Forewordxii
Acknowledgementsxiv
Contributorsxv
Part IGeneral Introduction
1Introduction and overview3
Part IIDefining Globalization and Competitiveness
2The new global economy: Opportunities and challenges for small and open economies43
3Assessing industrial competitiveness: How does Singapore fare?63
Part IIIInternational Trade
4Production sharing and Singapore's global competitiveness91
5Opportunities and challenges in Singapore's services trade111
Part IVRole of Government
6Sustaining the competitiveness of Singapore Inc in the knowledge-based global economy135
7Structural challenges facing the Singapore economy151
8Fiscal policy challenges facing a mature Asian economy: The case of Singapore175
Part VEntrepreneurship, Innovation and Productivity
9Entrepreneurship, innovation and globalization: Does Singapore need a new policy approach?205
10Technology spillovers, ownership structures and productivity growth in Singapore227
Part VIExchange Rate Policies and Financial Market Considerations
11Economic competitiveness and the equilibrium real exchange rate: The case of Singapore251
12Developing a viable corporate bond market: The Singapore experience267
Index293

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