Understanding and Regulating the Market At A Time of Globalization: The Case of the Cement Industry by H. DumezUnderstanding and Regulating the Market At A Time of Globalization: The Case of the Cement Industry by H. Dumez

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

byH. Dumez

Hardcover | March 10, 2000

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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.
Hervé Dumez and Alain Jeunemaître are Researchers at the Centre de Recherche en Gestion, Éscole Polytechnique, Paris.
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Title:Understanding and Regulating the Market At A Time of Globalization: The Case of the Cement IndustryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:March 10, 2000Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312226225

ISBN - 13:9780312226220

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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