This updated and expanded 1985 edition of the classic 1974 work covers deindustrialisation, industrial and competition policy, the public enterprise sector, regional and urban policy, and privatisation, as well as focussing on the firm and the industrial sector in all its facets. It remains the key work on industrial economics.
Table of Contents
1. Scope and Method of Industrial Economics 2. Industrial and Market Structure 3. The Firm 4. Corporate Growth 5. Diversification, Merger and Innovation 6. Pricing and Advertising 7. The Investment Decision 8. Performance Measurement 9. State Intervention in the Private Sector 10. Government Relations with the Public Industrial Sector 11. Government Policy and the Location of Industry 12. Government Policy Since 1979