Industrial 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.

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Title:Industrial Policy in Europe, Japan and the USA: Amounts, Mechanisms and EffectivenessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:August 21, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230579884

ISBN - 13:9780230579880

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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART I: THEORY AND EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE
Industrial policy: Why and How?
The case for industrial policy: Market Failures
The case against industrial policy: Government failures
Instruments: Subsidies and public procurement
Effectiveness of industrial policy
PART II: QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT
Subsidies
Public Procurement
PART III: COUNTRY STUDIES
Germany
France
The United Kingdom
The United States
Japan
Conclusion
References