Productivity, Growth, and Canada's International Competitiveness: Proceedings of a Conference Held at Queen's University 18-19 September 1992
Thomas J. Courchene, Douglas D. Purvis
John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy, Jan 1, 1993 - Business & Economics - 445 pages
This first volume in the Bell Canada Papers on Economic and Public Policy includes essays on productivity and growth, the cost of capital and competitive advantage, globalization and competition policy, worker co-operation and technical change, three visions of competitiveness, agents of change and economic growth, and environmental quality and policy in a global economy.
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absolute advantage activities agents of change aggregate agreements American analysis Antitrust argued behaviour Bell Canada Canada Canadian cartel clusters comparative advantage competition policy competitive advantage convergence corporate cost of capital countries Denny discussion domestic economic growth economists effects efficiency emissions empirical endogenous entrepreneurs environment environmental policies environmental regulation evidence example expenditures export factors finance firms global growth rate Gulflands hurdle rate impact important improve incentives income increase industries innovation inputs Institute investment issues Jane Jacobs Japan Japanese keiretsu knowledge capital labour productivity manufacturing McFetridge measures merger Michael Porter multi-skilling neoclassical OECD Ohmae output paper pollution Porter potential problem productivity growth Purvis rate of return reduce Reich relative resale price maintenance role sector share strategy suggests technical change theory Thurow trade tradeable United worker cooperation