Industrial Policy in Europe, Japan and the USA: Amounts, Mechanisms and Effectiveness by P. BuiguesIndustrial Policy in Europe, Japan and the USA: Amounts, Mechanisms and Effectiveness by P. Buigues

Industrial Policy in Europe, Japan and the USA: Amounts, Mechanisms and Effectiveness

byP. Buigues, K. Sekkat

Hardcover | August 21, 2009

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It is widely admitted that markets are the main driving force of the economy but governments' intervention could, in some circumstances, improve on their outcomes. This book provides a structured analysis relating theoretical arguments, implementation approaches and effectiveness of industrial policy.
PIERRE-ANDRÉ BUIGUES holds a PhD in Sciences and in Economics. He is professor at Toulouse Business School, France, and was former advisor to the Chief Economist on Competition at the European Commission. He advised on numerous mergers and wrote several papers on industrial organization.KHALID SEKKAT holds a PhD in Economics. He is Ful...
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Title:Industrial Policy in Europe, Japan and the USA: Amounts, Mechanisms and EffectivenessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.8 inPublished:August 21, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230579884

ISBN - 13:9780230579880

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Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: THEORY AND EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE Public Support to Business: An Overview Cases for Public Support: Market Failures Argument Against Public Support: Government Failures Instruments of Support: Subsidies and Public Procurement Effectiveness of Public Support PART II: QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT Subsidies and State Aid Public Procurement PART III: COUNTRY STUDIES Public Support in Germany Public Support in France Public Support in the United Kingdom Public Support in the United States Public Support in Japan Conclusion List of Acronyms References