Technological Competition and Trade in the Experimentally Organized Economy



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

Integrating Immigrants into the Nordic Labour Markets

An Overall Perspective


Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden face similar problems of integrating large groups of immigrants, especially low-educated ones from outside the EU, into their labour markets. In this volume, edited by Lars Calmfors, IFN, and Nora Sánchez Gassen in cooperation with researchers from across the Nordic Region analyse how labour market integration of immigrants can be promoted. 

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