Chemicals and Long-Term Economic Growth: Insights from the Chemical Industry

edited by Ashish Arora, Ralph Landau, and Nathan Rosenberg, is now available from John Wiley & Sons, Publishers.

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Table of Contents listed below.

 


 

     

Table of Contents

  page
           
     

PREFACE

 

vii

 

I.

 

ORGANIZATION AND PURPOSE

 

1

    1 Introduction
(Ashish Arora, Ralph Landau, and Nathan Rosenberg)
  3
           
 

II.

 

COUNTRY OVERVIEWS

 

25

    2 On the Making of Competitive Advantage: The Development of the
Chemical Industries of Britain and Germany Since 1850
(Johann Peter Murmann and Ralph Landau)
  27
    3 Chemicals: A U.S. Success Story
(Ashish Arora and Nathan Rosenberg)
  71
    4 The Japanese Puzzle
(Takashi Hikino, Tsutomo Harada. Yoshio Tokuhisa and James Yoshida)
  103
           
 

III.

 

INNOVATION AT THE HEART OF THE INDUSTRY

 

137

    5 The Process of Innovation in the Chemical Industry
(Ralph Landau)
  139
    6 The Impact of the Legal System on Innovation
(Tom Campbell and Ralph Landau)
  181
    7 Technological Change in Chemicals: The Role of University-Industry Relations
(Nathan Rosenberg)
  193
           
 

IV.

 

SURVEYING THE LEVELS OF THE MATRIX

 

231

    8 The Industry Evolves Within a Political, Social, and Public Policy Context
:A Brief Look at Britain, Germany, Japan, and the United States
(Micheline Horstmeyer)
  233
    9 Monetary, Fiscal, and Trade Policies in the Development of the Chemical Industry
(Barry Eichehngreen)
  265
    10 Finance and the Chemical Industry
(Marco Da Rin)
  307
    11 Structure and Performance of the Chemical Industry under Regulation
(Kian Esteghamat)
  341
    12 Evolution of Industry Structure in the Chemical Industry
(Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella)
  379
    13 The Evolution of Corporate Capability and Corporate Strategy and Structure
Within the World's Largest Chemical Firms: The Twentieth Century in Perspective
(Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., Takashi Hikino, and David Mowery)
  415
           
 

V.

 

THE MODERN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

 

459

    14 Connecting Performance and Competitiveness with Finance:A Study of the Chemical Industry
(Albert Richards)
  461
    15 Conclusions
(Ashish Arora, Ralph Landau, and Nathan Rosenberg)
  515
           
     

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS

 

523

     

INDEX

 

527

 

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