Mismanaged Trade? by Kenneth S. Flamm
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Mismanaged Trade?
By Kenneth S. Flamm

Mismanaged Trade?

Strategic Policy and the Semiconductor Industry

By (author) See other recent books by Kenneth S. Flamm
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $132.00
Your Price: $118.80 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $13.20! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $5.94 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Mismanaged Trade? by Kenneth S. Flamm

Book Description

The semiconductor industry is at the forefront of current tensions over international trade and investment in high technology industries. This book traces the struggle between U.S. and Japanese semiconductor producers from its origins in the 1950s to the novel experiment with "managed trade" embodied in the U.S.-Japan Semiconductor Trade Arrangements of 1986, and the current debate over continuation of elements of that agreement. Flamm provides a thorough analysis of this experiment and its consequences for U.S. semiconductor producers and users, and presents extensive discussion of patterns of competition within the semiconductor industry. Using a wealth of new data, he argues that a fundamentally new trade regime for high technology industries is needed to escape from the present impasse. He lays out the alternatives, from laissez-faire to managed trade, and argues strongly for a new set of international ground rules to regulate acceptable behavior by government and firms in high-tech industries. Flamm's detailed analysis of competition within the semiconductor industry will be of great value to those interested in the industrial organization of high-technology industries, as well as those concerned with trade and technology policy, international competition, and Japanese industrial policies.

Buy Mismanaged Trade? book by Kenneth S. Flamm from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780815728467
ISBN-10: 0815728468
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 42mm)
Pages: 489
Imprint: Brookings Institution
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...


Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Mismanaged Trade? book by Kenneth S. Flamm and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Kenneth S. Flamm

Kenneth Flamm is a senior fellow in Economic Studies and Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Kenneth S. Flamm close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close