1970–1999

Technological Competition and Trade in the Experimentally Organized Economy

 

FOREWORD

In the experimentally organized economy introduced in this book the manufacturing firm is portrayed largely as an information processor. The implications for foreign trade, industrial policy and economic growth are explored. These issues have long been an important theme of research at the institute. This book includes three articles published during 1987. An introductory chapter has been added to link the articles together. This publication can be seen as an intermediate report from an ongoing study aimed at highlighting the nature of technological competition among multinational firms in international markets, and the basis of competitiveness of nations.


Stockholm in November 1987
Gunnar Eliasson
 

Interdisciplinary European Studies

The European Union and the Return of the Nation State

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This book explores the complex and ever-changing relationship between the European Union and its member states. The recent surge in tension in this relationship has been prompted by the actions of some member state governments as they question fundamental EU values and principles and refuse to implement common decisions seemingly on the basis of narrowly defined national interests.

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