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  1. Multinational Enterprises and Technological Spillovers

    By Tommaso Perez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    An analysis of the impact of inward investment on the competitiveness of indigenous firms, Multinational Enterprises and Technological Spillovers draws on evidence from the UK and Italian manufacturing sectors to show how foreign presence may generate both virtuous and vicious circles of...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Global Competition and the Labour Market

    By Nigel Driffield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This study combines an industry level and a firm level analysis on the wage and employment effects of multinational companies. This has not been attempted in any previous work. In view of the results, important questions are raised regarding how global changes in the structure of production may...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. European Union Direct Investment in China

    Characteristics, Challenges and Perspectives

    Edited by Maria Do Céu Esteves, Haiyan Zhang, Daniël Van den Bulcke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    China's immersion in the world economy and trading system is a continued source of great interest throughout the globe.The book is divided into three parts, the first being an overview of the Chinese investment environment and the development of foreign direct investment (FDI) over the last twenty...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Dynamic Capabilities Between Firm Organisation and Local Systems of Production

    Edited by Riccardo Leoncini, Sandro Montresor

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Changes in technology and demand require firms to learn how to continuously reshape unique and non-imitable resources and competences. A firm’s capacity to achieve this is captured by the concept of dynamic capabilities. This book offers an analysis of how firms manage to reconfigure their pool of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Evolution of Competition Laws and their Enforcement

    A Political Economy Perspective

    By Pradeep S. Mehta

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This edited volume identifies the various country specific factors that warrant changes in the design and implementation of competition laws. The book covers case studies of nine countries of differing sizes and at varying stages of economic development, that have at one stage or another repealed...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Innovation, Technology and Knowledge

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Börje Johansson, Roger Stough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    In the last four decades the developed economies have developed into veritable knowledge economies at the same time as more and more economies have entered the road to economic development. Typical for the developments during this time has been substantially increased investments in research and...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Public Policy for Regional Development

    Edited by Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, François Vaillancourt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book draws on the expertise of both North American and European specialists of regional economics, evaluating the impact of economic policy in certain regions and considering alternative policies to foster regional economic development and improve the employment and income of the residents of...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Localised Technological Change

    Towards the Economics of Complexity

    By Cristiano Antonelli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The extent to which firms can react creatively to rather than adjust passively against new techniques and practices is dependent on their command of technological knowledge and relative competence. This book explores the characteristics of the path dependent dynamics of localized technological...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Economic Geography and the Unequal Development of Regions

    By Jean-Claude Prager, Jacques-François Thisse

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Behind the mystery of economic growth stands another mystery: why do some places fare better than others? Casual evidence shows that sizable differences exist at very different spatial scales (countries, regions and cities). This book aims to discuss the main economic reasons for the existence of...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Innovation, Knowledge and Power in Organizations

    By Theodora Asimakou

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book examines discourses of knowledge and innovation in post-industrial societies and knowledge-based organizations. The author investigates the value of knowledge and the question of innovation management in a fully commercial environment for a technology company. In contrast with most of...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge