Global Competitiveness in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Effect of National Regulatory, Economic, and Market Factors
Examine the global pharmaceutical industry and the effect of national, regulatory, economic, and market environments on the competitiveness of the industry!This unique book is the only empirical study that examines the effects of the national environment on the competitiveness of a country's pharmaceutical industry. This informative book explores such topics as the types of comparative advantages that firms use for developing competitive advantages and what strategic choices firms should make when collaborating with international firms. Public policy implications with respect to the economic environment are also discussed to give you a complete look at the international pharmaceutical industry. Global Competitiveness in the Pharmaceutical Industry recognizes pharmaceutical industries as being of great social and public importance to all countries, since so many life saving drugs have emerged from pharmaceutical laboratories over the past four decades. By helping to combat many fatal diseases and eradicate others, drug producers have helped to positively alter mortality patterns in many parts of the world, thus making companies compete to provide many important medicines. The unique research presented in this book examines the determinants of global competitive advantage in the pharmaceutical industry by answering such questions as:
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