How is technology changing the nature of global competition? Can governments devise policies that help to create comparative advantages for national firms? An international group of experts in trade and technology policy addresses these questions in a book that contributes to a better understanding of how U.S. approaches to such policies differ from those of other industrialized countries. It explores current trends in trade and technology policies and the consequences for U.S. economic competitiveness.
Topics discussed include the changing positions of the United States, Japan, and Germany in technological and trade competition, the management of trade conflict in high-technology industries, and new approaches to linking trade and technology policy. The book highlights the critical interplay of domestic and international policies and underscores the need for policymakers to achieve greater complementarity between their domestic and international economic policies.
Table of Contents
|1. LINKING TRADE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICIES: THEMES AND ISSUES||1-10|
|2. TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMPETITION--HISTORICAL TRENDS||11-12|
|3. TECHNOLOGICAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE||13-28|
|4. TECHNOLOGICAL AND TRADE COMPETITION: THE CHANGING POSITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES, JAPAN, AND GERMANY||29-59|
|5. SUMARY OF PANEL DISCUSSION||60-64|
|6. NEW PARADIGMS FOR LINKING TECHNOLOGY AND TRADE POLICIES||65-66|
|7. MANAGING TRADE CONFLICT IN HIGH-TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIES||67-96|
|8. SUMMARY OF PANEL DISCUSSION||97-100|
|9. TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES TO TRADE POLICY||101-102|
|10. TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGES TO TRADE POLICY||103-115|
|11. SUMMARY OF PANEL DISCUSSION||116-118|
|12. TRADE CHALLENGES TO TECHNOLOGY POLICY||119-120|
|13. THE CHALLENGES OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE TO US TECHNOLOGY POLICY||121-138|
|14. SUMMARY OF PANEL DISCUSSION||139-142|
|A. BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE AUTHORS||145-147|
|B. SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM||148-150|
|C. LIST OF SYMPOSIUM ATTENDEES||151-158|
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