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  1. Innovation and Economic Crisis

    Lessons and Prospects from the Economic Downturn

    By Daniele Archibugi, Andrea Filippetti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The recent financial and economic crisis has spurred a lot of interest among scholars and public audience. Strangely enough, the impact of the crisis on innovation has been largely underestimated. This books can be regarded as a complementary reading for those interested in the effect of the crisis...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Institutional Diversity and Innovation

    Continuing and Emerging Patterns in Japan and China

    By Cornelia Storz, Sebastian Schäfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The concept of "innovation systems" has gained considerable attention from scholars and politicians alike. The concept promises not only to serve as a tool to explain sustained economic development, but also to provide policy-makers with scientifically grounded policy options to advance the growth...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Emerging Industrial Structure of the Wider Europe

    Edited by F. McGowan, S. Radosevic, Nick Von Tunzelman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The latest wave of European Union expansion has brought many central and Eastern European countries into the fold. Unlike previous enlargements however, the latest new members are also undergoing radical economic reform as they reintegrate into international economy.This book reviews the changing...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Strategy in Emerging Markets

    Telecommunications Establishments in Europe

    By Anders Pehrsson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Markets which have been previously out-of-reach for companies other than monopolies or other protected firms, are increasingly being opened up to new entrants. Greater competitive pressure implies that more sophisticated business strategies must be formulated by all companies cooperating in...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Broadband Economics

    Lessons from Japan

    By Takanori Ida

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Japan's high-speed Internet access services such as ADSL, CATV Internet and FTTH are considered the cheapest and fastest state-of-the-art services drawing international attention. In this book the author introduces the current status of broadband services in Japan and their recent development...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Local Industrial Clusters

    Existence, Emergence and Evolution

    By Thomas Brenner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The key approach taken in this book is that all local economic clusters have something in common - specific case-studies are thus put into wider perspective in a masterly study that will be of keen interest to both economists and geographers....

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Going Multinational

    The Korean Experience of Direct Investment

    Edited by Frédérique Sachwald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    At the beginning of the 1990s, Korean firms embarked on an impressive wave of direct investment abroad. This dramatic multinationalization was considered as yet another sign of Korea's remarkable economic performance, especially as a high proportion of the foreign ventures were located in advanced...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Mergers and Acquisitions in Asia

    A Global Perspective

    By Roger Y.W. Tang, Ali M. Metwalli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book examines recent trends towards mergers and acquisitions in Japan, Greater China and Southeast Asia from 1990 to 2004. Comparisons are made among regions and between countries of particular regions. The economic profiles and investment climates of key countries are discussed and...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Economics of Creativity

    Ideas, Firms and Markets

    Edited by Thierry Burger-Helmchen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Understanding the economic implication of creative individuals and firms is at the heart of the new economy and of related fields such as the economics of knowledge, the economics of science and innovation management. This book brings together a panel of theoretical and empirical contributions...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Evolution and Design of Institutions

    By Christian Schubert, Georg Von Wangenheim

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book comprises nine papers approaching designed institutions and their interplay with spontaneous institutions from various angles. While the evolution of spontaneous institutions is quite well understood in economic thinking, the development of consciously designed institutions has been...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge