Concept, Measurement, and Ideology of "National Competitiveness"

Szentes, Tamás (2011) Concept, Measurement, and Ideology of "National Competitiveness". Köz-gazdaság, 6 (4). pp. 9-59.

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The author of this paper reviewing the perceptions of competitiveness reveals the origin and ambiguity of the concept of “national competitiveness” which is mostly confused with that of development of countries and competitiveness of their enterprises. He investigates the role of transnational companies and governments in shaping the world economic position of countries, presents a critique on the measurement of “national competitiveness” of countries, and heavily opposes the ideological use of the latter for justifying antisocial measures.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:competitiveness, TNC, development, JEL codes: F00, F23, O10, O47
Divisions:Faculty of Economics > Department of World Economy
Subjects:Economic development
ID Code:1026
Deposited By: Ádám Hoffmann
Deposited On:23 Nov 2012 12:17
Last Modified:04 Nov 2021 08:37

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