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  1. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Climates of Global Competition

    By Maria Bengtsson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Climates of Competition studies the innovations and manoeuvres of geographically proximate competitors to further understand the nature and dynamics of competition.Through case-studies of manufacturers competing for shares in three industrial markets - agricultural machinery, processing equipment...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Knowledge and Innovation in Regional Industry

    An Entrepreneurial Coalition

    By Roel Rutten

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This superb new book develops a knowledge-based theory of innovation, marrying three streams of literature: innovation, inter-firm collaboration and networks, and learning regions. This book will interest all those working in economic geography and the economics of innovation....

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Technological Change and Economic Performance

    By Albert N. Link, Donald Siegel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This useful new book reviews the literature on technology and economic growth covering historical and theoretical developments such as: *new models for measuring productivity*sources of technical knowledge and technological spillovers*stock market reactions to investment in technologySuch a...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge