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De-industrialisation, financialisation and Australia’s macro-economic trap

Sally Weller and Phillip O’Neill.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Economic Development. 9298 words.

The seemingly inexorable decline of manufacturing in Australia is typically explained by firm-level competitiveness, especially labour costs, the challenges posed by a peripheral location,...

How Can We Learn Whether Firm Policies Are Working in Africa? Challenges (and Solutions?) For Experiments and Structural Models

David McKenzie.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Design of Experiments; Production and Organizations; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Economic Development. 8570 words.

Firm productivity is low in African countries, prompting governments to try a number of active policies to improve it. Yet despite the millions of dollars spent on these policies, we are...

How the Chinese government promoted a global automobile industry

Wan-Wen Chu.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Development Planning and Policy; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies. 17548 words.

The claim by China experts that the Chinese state lacks the capability to practice pro-active industrial policy throws China's future into doubt. This article argues the contrary by...

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Innovation decision making in high-risk organizations: A comparison of the US and Soviet attack submarine programs

Paul Bierly, Scott Gallagher and J.-C. Spender.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 14592 words.

Decision-making about innovative change in high-risk networks is exceptionally difficult because system failure may result in catastrophe. We adopt a historical method to compare the US and...

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Learning through the international joint venture: lessons from the experience of China’s automotive sector

Kyung-Min Nam.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Development Planning and Policy; Manufacturing. 18961 words.

This study explores why international joint ventures (IJVs) based on the global South may meet with only partial success in nurturing local technological capability. The experience of...

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The myth of the early aviation patent hold-up—how a US government monopsony commandeered pioneer airplane patents

Ron D. Katznelson and John Howells.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2015; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Property Law; Technological Change; Research and Development; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Economic History; Manufacturing; Law and Economics; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 27018 words.

The prevailing historical accounts of the formation of the US aircraft “patent pool” in 1917 assume the US government necessarily intervened to alleviate a patent hold-up among private...

Political machinery: did robots swing the 2016 US presidential election?

Carl Benedikt Frey, Thor Berger and Chinchih Chen.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

July 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Economic Development. 11924 words.

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Technological progress has created prosperity for mankind at large, yet it has always created winners and losers in the labour market. During the days...

Varieties of neoliberalism? Restructuring in large industrially dependent regions across Western and Eastern Europe

Kean Birch and Vlad Mykhnenko.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Comparative Economic Systems; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 10006 words.

The recent travails of the European Constitution, now Reform Treaty, illustrate the divergence of views on European integration. To many commentators and academics, European integration has...

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