In This Review

International Competitiveness
International Competitiveness
Edited by A. Michael Spence and Heather A. Hazard
Ballinger, 1988, 280 pp

Although the papers are quite miscellaneous-ranging from general essays through quite technical analyses to case studies-their high quality makes this a good, if inconclusive, addition to the debate about what really counts in making industries competitive. It also shows that good economists are taking industrial policy more seriously than they used to.