Powerful Finance And Innovation Trends In A High-risk Economy by B. Laperche

Powerful Finance And Innovation Trends In A High-risk Economy

EditorB. Laperche, D. Uzunidis

Hardcover | February 27, 2008

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In the 1970s, the large size of enterprises was one of the symbols of the mass production system's rigidity. The second symbol was state interventionism--blamed for the economic difficulties of the period: growing unemployment and upsurge of inflation. Globalisation is characterised by the predominance of deregulated finance ("big finance") over economic activities. Between free enterprise capitalism and monopoly capitalism stands finance-based capitalism. The financial sphere is mobilised to promote variety and reinforce selection.
This book presents in its first part the financial determinants of innovation processes considered in a macro-economic perspective, which are limited by short-term constraints and studies in its second part the linkages existing between the necessity to innovate in order to survive and the constant attention given to financial results.

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Title:Powerful Finance And Innovation Trends In A High-risk EconomyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:February 27, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230553591

ISBN - 13:9780230553590

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Foreword--P. Arestis * Introduction--B. Laperche and D. Uzunidis * PART I: FINANCIAL CONSTRAINTS AND INNOVATION PROCESSES * Innovation and Predation--J. K. Galbraith * Innovation, Finance and Economic Movements--D. Uzunidis * Macroeconomic Policy, Investment and Innovation--M. Sawyer * Doctrinal Roots of Short-Termism--J. E. Sawyer * The Political Economy of R&D in a Global Financial Context--J. Courvisanos * Finance and Intellectual Property Rights as the Two Pillars of Capitalism Changes--G. Liodakis * Innovation and the Profitability Imperative: Consequences on the Formation of the Firm's Knowledge Capital--B. Laperche * PART II: INNOVATION AND PROFITABILITY IN ENTERPRISES' STRATEGIES * Innovation and Profitability in the Computer Industry--C. Genthon * Financial-Means' Competencies and Innovation: Evidence of Comparative Advantages between SMEs and Big Entreprises--F. Munier * The Financing of Innovative Activties by Banking Institutions: Policy Issues and Regulatory Options--E. Ughetto * Innovation and Financing--A Sensitivity Analysis--I. T. Pasa and G. Popisteanu * Creation and Co-evolution of Strategic Options by Firms: An Entrepreneurial and Managerial Approach towards Flexibility and Resource Allocation--T. B. Helmchen * Economic Change and the Organisation of Industry: Is the Entrepreneur the Missing Link?--E. Barreiro and J. T. Ravix * Finance as a Generator of Innovating Entrepreneurs--S. Boutillier