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Technology, Trade and Growth in OECD Countries
Does Specialisation Matter?




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ISBN 9780415241854
Published June 9, 2001 by Routledge
208 Pages

 
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Presenting new material and a fresh perspective, Technology, Trade and Growth in OECD Countries, provides a unifying framework for the exploration of the role played by specialisation in economic growth and international competitiveness.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. The role of specialisation within different theoretical approaches to trade and growth
3. Stylised facts emerging from the empirical literature on technology, trade and growth
4. The relationship between the composition of national activities and country performance: a preliminary analysis
5. The impact of specialisation in areas of strong technological opportunity for economic growth
6. The impact of technology and income elasticities of demand on international competitiveness
7. Technological specialisation and national performance in a balance-of-payments-constrained growth model
8. The impact on increasing openness on the sensitivity of export shares to price and non-price competitiveness
9. Conclusions

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'The econometric skill shown here indicates that these authors are in the best position to introduce into mainstream economics some of the issues which have for long been debated in science and technology policy studies.' - Research Policy