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Staying competitive in the global economy: moving up the value chain

Corporate author: OECD Publisher: OECD, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 125 p. : Graphs ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9264033653 ; 9789264033658Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Print HD38.5 .S83 2007
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Staying Competitive in the Global Economy Moving Up the Value Chain Table of Contents Executive Summary............................................................................................................................ 7 Chapter 1. The Challenge of Globalisation.................................................................................... 13 Introduction...................................................................................................................................... 14 The globalisation of value chains..................................................................................................... 16 Outline of the report......................................................................................................................... 21 Chapter 2. The Growth of Global Value Chains........................................................................... 25 Trade and foreign direct investment drive present globalisation..................................................... 26 The growth of global value chains and global linkages................................................................... 31 The key role of multinational enterprises.........................................................................................37 Small and medium-sized enterprises and global value chains......................................................... 39 The emergence of new centres of economic growth........................................................................41 The industry dimension of globalisation.......................................................................................... 47 Chapter 3. The Costs and Benefits of Globalisation...................................................................... 59 A complex discussion....................................................................................................................... 60 Employment effects..........................................................................................................................63 Productivity effects.......................................................................................................................... 74 Chapter 4. Towards a Knowledge Economy: A Challenge for All Countries............................. 89 Structural change towards a knowledge economy........................................................................... 90 De-industrialisation.......................................................................................................................... 92 Moving up the value chain in OECD countries............................................................................... 98 The challenge from non-OECD countries..................................................................................... 104 The internationalisation of RandD.................................................................................................... 110 Chapter 5. Policy Implications of Globalisation.......................................................................... 117 Adjusting to globalisation.............................................................................................................. 118 A balanced perspective on the costs and benefits of globalisation............................................... 118 Accommodating structural change: spreading the benefits of globalisation................................ 119 Avoiding policies that distort the process of structural change..................................................... 119 Moving up the value chain: developing a strategy for innovation................................................. 120 New approaches to moving up the value chain?............................................................................ 123 Annex A............................................................................................................................................ 125

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