Institutions and Regulation for Economic Growth ? : public interests versus public incentives

E.F.M. Wubben (Editor)

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Abstract

Realizing institutions and regulations that foster economic growth is an essential asset for contemporary economies. This book investigates practices and options for steering individual and firm behaviour that prevents unacceptable externalities and boosts public interests. These multi-dimensional interactions are investigated in three areas; innovativeness, especially in terms of IP rights; food safety requirements and the impact on EU-competitiveness; and economic stability, particularly within the banking industry. The book provides complementary views and offers clear and relevant conclusions.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages232
ISBN (Print)9781849808903
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • regulations
  • institutions
  • incentives
  • externalities
  • economic growth
  • intellectual property rights
  • food safety
  • food legislation
  • banks
  • financial institutions
  • economic development
  • political economy

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