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Driving Growth : Breaking Down Barriers to Global Prosperity - Diana Farrell

Driving Growth

Breaking Down Barriers to Global Prosperity

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2007
ISBN: 9781422110096
Number Of Pages: 256

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What really underpins economic growth and prosperity in the world today - and what do these new realities imply for organizations around the globe? This vital anthology debunks several myths around what makes economies and companies grow, and helps you assess the potential impact of growth drivers such as information technology and innovation, manufacturing and service industries, and the informal economy.

The key to growth: breaking down barriers to global prosperityp. 1
The real new economyp. 9
Getting IT spending right this timep. 29
A road map for European economic reformp. 45
Domestic services: the hidden key to growthp. 61
Boosting government productivityp. 83
Beyond cheap labor: lessons for developing economiesp. 107
Don't blame trade for US job lossesp. 125
The hidden dangers of the informal economyp. 141
Reining in Brazil's informal economyp. 159
The cost of the gray market in Turkeyp. 175
Regulation that's good for competitionp. 189
Indexp. 207
About the Authorsp. 235
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ISBN: 9781422110096
ISBN-10: 1422110095
Series: Mckinsey Global Institute
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st January 2007
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.56