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Competing in Capabilities: The Globalization Process

John Sutton


This book offers a new perspective on the economics of globalization, based on the concepts of firms' capabilities as the immediate cause of countries' wealth. It presents new ways of looking at the way China, India, and Africa have been drawn into the global economy over the past two decades. It offers new perspectives on some of the most central questions in the current debate: What effects does the rise of China have for the advanced industrial economies? Why have some industries adapted quickly and effectively to the changing global scene, while others have not? How were the ‘Transition Ec ... More

Keywords: economics of globalization, firms, China, India, Africa, global economy, transition economies, Eastern Europe, trade liberalization, Sub-Saharan African countries

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199274536
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274536.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Sutton, author
Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics, London School of Economics