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Competitiveness and development : myth and realities / / Mehdi Shafaeddin ; foreword by Erik S. Reinert [[electronic resource]]
Competitiveness and development : myth and realities / / Mehdi Shafaeddin ; foreword by Erik S. Reinert [[electronic resource]]
Autore Shafaeddin S. M (S. Mehdi), <1945->
Pubbl/distr/stampa London : , : Anthem Press, , 2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (xxiii, 318 pages) : digital, PDF file(s)
Disciplina 338.9
Collana Anthem Other Canon series
Soggetto topico Competition
Economic development
ISBN 1-283-70503-6
0-85728-911-X
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto FRONT MATTER; Half Title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; LIST OF TABLES, FIGURES AND BOXES; FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; MAIN MATTER; 1 INTRODUCTION: FRAMEWORK OF ANALYSIS; Approaches to Competitiveness; Static approach; Critiques of the static approach; The dynamic approach; The Schumpeterian Approach; Firm level; National level; The Schumpeterian/Penrosian Firm; Implications for Competitiveness; The Firm as a Coordinating Agency; Interaction with other firms; Interaction with government; The external environment; Dynamics of change; Relation with consumers
Strategy Productivity; Implications for Developing Countries; The Theme and Plan of the Book; 2 CONTEXT AND CONDITIONS OF INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION; Introduction; Changes in Economic Philosophy; Globalization; Liberalization of trade and FDI; Transport and communication costs; Other New Methods of Production; Barriers to Entry; Implications of WTO Rules for Competitiveness; Exposure to competition; Opportunities and privileges; Restrictive measures on exports, supply capabilities and upgrading; TRIPs agreement as a barrier to entry; ASCM agreement; TRIMs; Other restrictions
Abuse of WTO rules and the lack of implementation The Emergence of China; Conclusions; 3 ALTERNATIVE THEORIES OF COMPETITIVENESS; Introduction; The Theory of Competitive Advantage (TCA) of M. Porter; Competitive strategy of firms; Sources of competitive advantage; National environment; Implications for developing countries; Productivity and terms of trade; Government policies; Critique of the TCA; Interaction between Organization and Innovation (Lazonick's Theory); Implication of the adaptive strategy of a developing country firm
Increasing Return to Scale and Competitiveness: Further Explanation The Theory of Productive Power of F. List; Cosmopolitan economy and national economy; Knowledge and experience; Division of labour, competitiveness and development; The Theory of Capability Building (TCB); A few general points; The gist of the theory; Mechanism of capability development; Implications for trade policy and competitiveness; The role of FDI; Critique of TCB; Conclusions; 4 FIRM STRATEGY AND NEW INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION; Introduction; Factors in Competitiveness; Cost factors and internal economies
Other cost drive factors Product attributes and other non-price factors; Time competition; X-efficiency; Strategy; Mission and vision; Porter's definition of strategy; Formulating and implementing a strategy; SWOT analysis; Portfolio analysis; The Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) and Japanese Techniques; Definition; The origin of FMS; Strategy; Organization of firms in FMS; Culture of firms in FMS; Relation with suppliers and subcontractors; The role of government; Applicability of Japanese Techniques in Other Countries; The experience of developing countries
Problems of application and implementation
Altri titoli varianti Competitiveness & Development
Record Nr. UNINA-9910462341803321
Shafaeddin S. M (S. Mehdi), <1945->  
London : , : Anthem Press, , 2012
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Ragnar Nurkse : trade and development / / edited by Rainer Kattel, Jan A. Kregel, and Erik S. Reinert [[electronic resource]]
Ragnar Nurkse : trade and development / / edited by Rainer Kattel, Jan A. Kregel, and Erik S. Reinert [[electronic resource]]
Autore Nurkse Ragnar <1907-1959, >
Pubbl/distr/stampa London : , : Anthem Press, , 2009
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (xx, 482 pages) : digital, PDF file(s)
Disciplina 330.9172/4
Collana The Anthem Other Canon series
Soggetto topico Economics
Economic development
International economic relations
Finance - Developing countries
ISBN 1-283-37784-5
9786613377845
1-84331-818-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Causes and effects of capital movements (1934) -- The schematic representation of the structure of production (1935) -- Conditions of international monetary equilibrium (1945) -- Domestic and international equilibrium (1947) -- International monetary policy and the search for economic stability (1947) -- Growth in underdeveloped countries (1952) -- Problems of capital formation in underdeveloped countries (1953) -- Period analysis and inventory cycles (1954) -- A new look at the dollar problem and the United States balance of payments (1954) -- International investment to-day in the light of nineteenth-century experience (1954) -- The relation between home investment and external balance in the light of British experience, 1945-1955 (1956) -- Reflections on India's development plan (1957) -- Balanced and unbalanced growth (1957) -- International trade theory and development policy (1957) -- Trade fluctuations and buffer policies of low-income countries (1958) -- Patterns of trade and development (1959).
Record Nr. UNINA-9910459653403321
Nurkse Ragnar <1907-1959, >  
London : , : Anthem Press, , 2009
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Ragnar Nurkse (1907-2007) [[electronic resource] ] : classical development economics and its relevance for today / / edited by Rainer Kattel, Jan A. Kregel and Erik S. Reinert
Ragnar Nurkse (1907-2007) [[electronic resource] ] : classical development economics and its relevance for today / / edited by Rainer Kattel, Jan A. Kregel and Erik S. Reinert
Pubbl/distr/stampa New York, : Anthem Press, c2011
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (364 p.)
Disciplina 338.9001
Altri autori (Persone) KattelRainer <1974->
KregelJ. A
ReinertErik S. <1949->
Collana The Anthem Other Canon series
Soggetto topico Development economics
Economics
Economic development
Finance - Developing countries
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-85728-891-1
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto ""TABLE OF CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""Chapter One:""; ""Chapter Two:""; ""Chapter Three:""; ""Chapter Four:""; ""Chapter Five:""; ""Chapter Six:""; ""Chapter Seven:""; ""Chapter Eight:""; ""Chapter Nine:""; ""Chapter Ten:""; ""Chapter Eleven:""; ""Chapter Twelve:""; ""Chapter Thirteen:""; ""Chapter Fourteen:""; ""NOTES""
Record Nr. UNINA-9910465067703321
New York, : Anthem Press, c2011
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Ragnar Nurkse (1907-2007) : classical development economics and its relevance for today / / edited by Rainer Kattel, Jan A. Kregel and Erik S. Reinert [[electronic resource]]
Ragnar Nurkse (1907-2007) : classical development economics and its relevance for today / / edited by Rainer Kattel, Jan A. Kregel and Erik S. Reinert [[electronic resource]]
Pubbl/distr/stampa London : , : Anthem Press, , 2009
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (vi, 354 pages) : digital, PDF file(s)
Disciplina 330.9172/4
Collana Anthem Other Canon Series
Soggetto topico Development economics
Economics
Economic development
International economic relations
Finance - Developing countries
ISBN 1-283-37785-3
9786613377852
1-84331-819-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto The relevance of Ragnar Nurkse and classical development economics / Rainer Kattel, Jan A. Kregel and Erik S. Reinert -- life and times of Ragnar Nurkse / Kalev Kukk and Kalle Kukk -- Nurkse and the role of finance in development economics / Jan A. Kregel -- Early development theory from Sun Yat-sen to Ragnar Nurkse / Maiju Johanna Perälä -- The roots of unequal exchange: Mihail Manoilescu and the debate of the 1930s / joseph L. Love -- Nurkse and the early Latin American structuralists: a reflection on deevelopment theory, industrialization and their relevance today / Annalisa Primi -- Lewis, the long wave and industrialization in the periphery / Keith Nurse -- Ragnar Nurkse and the law & economics of development / Wolfgang Dreschler -- Ragnar Nurkse's development theory: influences and perceptions / Hans H. Bass -- Nurkse meets Schumpeter: is microfinance a "silver bullet" to economic development / Cord Siemon -- Stockpiling of international reserves and development: a misguided link / Moritz Cruz and Bernard Walters -- International currency experience and the Bretton Woods system: Ragnar Nurkse as architect / Scott Urban -- Some reflections on Nurkse's Patterns of trade and development / Alan V. Deardorff and Robert M. Stern -- India and development economics: external influences and internal responses / J. Krishnamurty and Sumita Kale.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910459432503321
London : , : Anthem Press, , 2009
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Techno-economic paradigms : essays in honour of Carlota Perez / / edited by Wolfgang Drechsler, Rainer Kattel and Erik S. Reinert [[electronic resource]]
Techno-economic paradigms : essays in honour of Carlota Perez / / edited by Wolfgang Drechsler, Rainer Kattel and Erik S. Reinert [[electronic resource]]
Pubbl/distr/stampa London : , : Anthem Press, , 2009
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (x, 429 pages) : digital, PDF file(s)
Disciplina 330
Collana The Anthem Other Canon series
Soggetto topico Technological innovations - Economic aspects
Economics
ISBN 1-283-37787-X
9786613377876
1-84331-822-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto TITLE PAGE; TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1:INTRODUCTION: CARLOTA PEREZ AND EVOLUTIONARY ECONOMICS; The Framework; Explaining History; Systematic Evolutionary Theory; A Viable Methodological Alternative; New Research Directions; References; Chapter 2:DEVELOPING INNOVATION CAPABILITY: MEETING THE POLICY CHALLENGE; Introduction; Developing Absorptive Capacity; Learning to Innovate; Helping Firms Develop Innovation Capability; Broadcast Mode; Agent-Assisted Mode; Peer-Assisted Mode; Conclusions/Reflections; References
Chapter 3:SLOW FOOD, SLOW GROWTH ... SLOW ICT: THE VISION OF AMBIENT INTELLIGENCEThe Most Important Technological Trend of the Last Decade; Now That More and More AmI Type of Technological Progress is a Given: What Will We Do With It?; AmI and Europe's Challenges; The Dark Side; Food and the Future of AmI; References; Chapter 4:TECHNICAL CHANGE AND STRUCTURAL INEQUALITIES: CONVERGING APPROACHES TO PROBLEMS OF UNDERDEVELOPMENT; Introduction; Connecting LASA with the Neo-Schumpeterian Work on Innovation: Perez' Contribution
The Relevance of Technical Progress to the Development Process and the Pre-eminence of Non-Economic FactorsAsymmetries in the Process of Development and Its Dual Character; Learning Asymmetries: Failures in Knowledge Generation, Acquisition and Use as Underdevelopment Problems; The Role of the Financial Dimension; The Importance of Policy for Structural Change: The Role of the State and Public Policy; Concluding Remarks: Opening and Illuminating Pathways; References; Chapter 5:THE NEW TECHNO-ECONOMIC PARADIGM AND ITS IMPACT ON INDUSTRIAL STRUCTURE; Introduction
Structure and Dynamics of Industries: Some "Stylized Facts" and Long-Term TrendsSize Distributions; Sectoral Specificities; Number of Firms and Employment by Size Classes; Industrial Concentration; Size, Innovativeness and Efficiency; Entry, Exit and Market Turbulence; Some Conclusions: The Major Stylized Facts; References; Chapter 6:GOVERNANCE IN AND OF TECHNOECONOMIC PARADIGM SHIFTS: CONSIDERATIONS FOR AND FROM THE NANOTECHNOLOGY SURGE; Task and Background; Nanotechnology as a TEP; NanoGov I; NanoGov II; Conclusion; References
Chapter 7:INNOVATION POLICY AND INCENTIVES STRUCTURE: LEARNING FROM THE MEXICAN CASEIntroduction; A Natural Resource-Based Strategy for the Development of Latin America; Efforts to Build a New STI Strategy: The Mexican Case; Recent Changes of the STI Policy; Challenges; Lessons from the Mexican Case; Incentives Structure and Agents' Strategic Behaviour; Features of Strategic Behaviour from Agents; Incentives Structure and Social Norms; Leadership, Governance and the Generation of Consensus; Resources and Viability of the Strategy; Final Reflections; References
Chapter 8:SCHUMPETER'S BUSINESS CYCLES AND TECHNO-ECONOMIC PARADIGMS
Record Nr. UNINA-9910458864603321
London : , : Anthem Press, , 2009
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Thorstein Veblen : economics for an age of crises / / edited by Erik S. Reinert and Francesca Lidia Viano [[electronic resource]]
Thorstein Veblen : economics for an age of crises / / edited by Erik S. Reinert and Francesca Lidia Viano [[electronic resource]]
Pubbl/distr/stampa London : , : Anthem Press, , 2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (xii, 380 pages) : digital, PDF file(s)
Disciplina 330.092
Collana The Anthem Other Canon series
Soggetto topico Economists - United States
Economics - United States - History
ISBN 1-283-97625-0
0-85728-922-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto 1. Introduction / Erik S. Reinert and Francesca Lidia Viano -- 2. Veblen's contexts: Valdres, Norway and Europe; filiations of economics; and economics for an age of crises / Erik S. Reinert -- Part One: Norwegian Origins and Personal Life. 3. Explaining Veblen by his Norwegian background: a sketch / Kåre Lunden -- 4. Valdres to the Upper Midwest: the Norwegian background of the Veblen family and their migration to the United States / Terje Mikael Hasle Joranger -- 5. New perspectives on Thorstein Veblen, the Norwegian / Knut Odner -- 6. The physical world of Thorstein Veblen: Washington Island and other intimate spaces / Russell H. Bartley and Sylvia Erickson Bartley -- Part Two: American Education. 7. Ithaca transfer: Veblen and the historical profession / Francesca Lidia Viano -- 8. Schooling for heterodoxy: on the foundations of Thorstein Veblen's institutional economics / Charles Camic -- Part Three: Veblen's Politics. 9. Thorstein Veblen and the politics of predatory power / Sidney Plotkin -- 10. Veblen, war and peace / Stephen Edgell -- 11. Veblen's 'higher learning': the scientist as Sisyphus in the iron cage of a University / Eyüp Özveren -- Part Four: Veblen's Economics. 12. Thorstein Veblen: the father of evolutionary and institutional economics / Geoffrey M. Hodgson -- 13. Veblen's words weighed / Paul Burkander -- 14. The great crash of 2007 viewed through the perspective of Veblen's Theory of Business Enterprise, Keyne's monetary theory of production and Minsky's financial instability hypothesis / L. Randall Wray -- 15. Predation from veblen until now: remarks to the Veblen sesquicentennial conference / James K. Galbraith -- 16. Capitalising expectations: Veblen on consumption, crises and the utility of waste / Sophus A. Reinert and Francesca Lidia Viano -- 17. Thorstein Veblen: still misunderstood, but more important now than ever / Robert H. Frank.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910463431303321
London : , : Anthem Press, , 2012
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