Understanding and Regulating the Market At A Time of Globalization: The Case of the Cement Industry

by Herve Dumez

Palgrave Macmillan | February 12, 2000 | Hardcover

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How does a market globalize? How do antitrust and trade policies speed up or slow down the process? How do firms take part in it? This book offers a comprehensive appraisal of the phenomenon from a thorough study of the cement industry. Considered as a model of spatial competition in economic textbooks and inherently local, the industry globalized in the 1980s. This book deals with this extreme case highlighting the fundamental characteristics of globalization.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 256 pages, 8.92 × 5.5 × 0.84 in

Published: February 12, 2000

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0312226225

ISBN - 13: 9780312226220

Found in: Industrial, Macroeconomics

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Understanding and Regulating the Market At A Time of Globalization: The Case of the Cement Industry

Understanding and Regulating the Market At A Time of Globalization: The Case of the Cement Industry

by Herve Dumez

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 256 pages, 8.92 × 5.5 × 0.84 in

Published: February 12, 2000

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0312226225

ISBN - 13: 9780312226220

Table of Contents

Foreword--Suzanne Berger, M.I.T. * Introduction * The Cement Industry: A Model Case * Part I: Local Competition * Stabilizing Local Competition * Local Market Stabilization and Rivalry * Local Market Stabilization and Competition Policy * Part II: Globalization of Local Markets * The Internal Conditions of Globalization * The Globalization Process * Strategic Responses to Globalization * Part III: Understanding and Regulating Markets at a Time of Globalization * The European Case

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How does a market globalize? How do antitrust and trade policies speed up or slow down the process? How do firms take part in it? This book offers a comprehensive appraisal of the phenomenon from a thorough study of the cement industry. Considered as a model of spatial competition in economic textbooks and inherently local, the industry globalized in the 1980s. This book deals with this extreme case highlighting the fundamental characteristics of globalization.

About the Author

Hervé Dumez and Alain Jeunemaître are Researchers at the Centre de Recherche en Gestion, Éscole Polytechnique, Paris.