This book is concerned with industrial policy in the world's most industrialized countries. It examines the ways in which national, and supranational in the case of the European Community, industrial policies are implemented and discusses the blurring of economic concerns into industrial policy.
1. Introduction 2. Myths and Realities on America's Need for an Industrial Policy 3. The Political Economy of Industrial Policy in Western Europe 4. The Politics of Industrial Policy in the United States 5. Interest Groups, Parties, and Economic Growth in the American States 6. Industrial Democracy in Europe and the Prospects for Industrial Policy 7. The Future of Industrial Policy: Conclusion