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Professor Keith Cowling

Recent Publications and Working Papers
  • (with P. Tomlinson and S Dunn)"Global Imbalances and Modern Capitalism : A Structural Approach", submitted J.P.K.E, July 2010.

  • (with P. Tomlinson) "Monopoly Capitalism" in Dennis Mueller ed. Oxford Hand Book of Capitalism, submitted March 2010.

  • (with R. Poolsombat and P. Tomlinson) "Advertising and Labour Supply", International Review of Applied Economics, forthcoming, 2010

  • "The UN and Democratic Globalisation", in Global Social Economics, John B. David, editor, Routledge, 2010.

  • (with P. Tomlinson) "Industrial Strategies for the 21st Century", revised & resubmited, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2010.

  • (with D. Bailey) "Rebuilding the City : A Focus for Industrial Strategy", invited for Policy Studies, Special Issue, 2010.

  • (with P. Tomlinson) "Industrial Structure and the Macroeconomy", Malcolm Sawyer's Festschrift, Elgar 2011.
  • (with P. Tomlinson) "The Japanese Model in Retrospective", submitted, Policy Studies 2010

  • (with J. Wilson et al) "The United Nations and Democratic Globalisation: A Reconnaisance of the Issues" in ASE World Congress Volume, London, Houndmills, Routledge, 2009.

  • (with Jiannan Guo) "Educational Burden and Return, and its Effect on Income Inequality in Rural China" Conference of Chinese Economists, Houndmills, Routledge, 2008

  • (with Dennis Mueller) "The Social Costs of Monopoly Power" Economic Journal, 1978, reprinted in Roger Congleton et al, eds. 40 Years of Research on Rent Seeking, Heidelberg, Springer, 2008, and Richard Just et al eds. Applied Welfare Economics, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2008.

  • (with Branston, R.J) "Corporate Governance and the Public Interest: An Academic perspective", cover feature, International Accountant, (2008)

  • (with Branston, R.J) "Corporate Governance and the Public Interest: The Way Forward". in K. Gugler and B.B. Yurtoglu (editors) The Economics of Corporate Governance and Mergers, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar 2008.

  • (with P Tomlinson), "Transnational Monoply Capitalism, the J-mode Firm and Industrial 'Hollowing out ' in Japan" In David Bailey et al (eds) Crisis and Recovery In Japan : State and Industrial Economy, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, August 2007

  • (with David Bailey) “Industrial Policy and Vulnerable Capitalism”, International Review of Applied Economics, 2006.

  • "Prosperity, Depression and Modern Capitalism", Kyklos, Vol. 59, No 3, 369-381, 2006.

  • (with J.R.Branston and R.Sugden) “Corporate Governance and Public Interest”, International Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 20, No 2, 189–212, April 2006

  • (with P. Tomlinson) "Globalisation and Corporate Power", Contributions to Political Economy, Vol 24, 33-54, 2005

  • (with S. Sacchetti, R. Sugden and J R Wilson) "The United Nations and Democratic Globalisation" in Marco Di Tommaso and Stefano Giovannelli (ed) United Nations and Industrial Development, UN, New York, 142-160, 2005.

  • “Monopoly Capitalism and Stagnation” in Tracy Mott, ed. Rethinking Capitalist Development: Essays on the Economics of Josef Steindl, London, Taylor and Francis, 2004.

  • (with Philip Tomlinson) “The Problem of Regional ‘Hollowing Out’ in Japan: Lessons for Regional Industrial Policy” in Roger Sugden et al (eds.) Urban and Regional Prosperity in a Globalised World Economy, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 33–58, 2003.

  • (with Philip Tomlinson) “Industrial Policy, Transnational Corporations and the Problem of ‘Hollowing Out’ in Japan” in Dan Coffey and Carole Thornley (eds.) Industrial and Labour Market Policy and Performance, London, Routledge, 62-82, 2003.

  • “America and Japan as Industrial Role Models. Reflections on Michael H. Best, The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry”, International Journal of the Economics of Business, Vol. 10, No. 1, 109-115, 2003

  • (with Philip Tomlinson), "Revisiting the Roots of Japan's Economic Stagnation: The Role of the Japanese Corporation", International Review of Applied Economics, Vol. 16. No. 4, 373–390, 2002.

  • (with Philip Tomlinson), "The Problem of Regional "Hollowing Out" in Japan: Lessons for Industrial Policy", R. Cheung et al eds, Urban and Regional Prosperity in a Globalised New Economy, 2002.

  • (with Philip Tomlinson), "Revisiting the Roots of Japan's Economic Stagnation: The Role of the Japanese Corporation" EUNIP 2001, Vienna, December 2001
  • (with J.R. Branston and R. Sugden), "The Public Interest in Public Utilities", 4th Annual EUNIP Conference, Tilburg, December, 2000.

  • (with Philip Tomlinson), "Japan's Strategic Failure", Economic Journal, June 2000, pp. 358-382

  • (with Yusof, Fahmi Mohdand Vernon, Guy), "Declining Concentration in UK Manufacturing? A Problem of Measurement", International Review of Applied Economics, vol. 14, no. 1, January 2000.

  • (with Roger Sugden), "The Wealth of Localities, Regions and Nations: Developing Multinational Economies", New Political Economy, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1999, 361-178.

  • (ed.), Industrial Policy in Europe: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Proposals, Routledge, London, July 1999.

  • (with C.Oughton and R. Sugden),"A Reorientation of Industrial Policy: Horizontal Policies and Targeting" in Keith Cowling (ed.) Industrial Policy in Europe, ibid.

  • "The Wealth of Localities and Regions: An Empirical Investigation of the Politico-Economic Determinants in Italy" (with Francesca Rizzitiello),EUNIP Conference, Dublin 1999.

  • "Successful and Unsuccessful City Regions", Plenary Roundtable, EUNIP Conference, Dublin 1999.

  • "Four Lectures on Perspectives on Industrial Development Policy", Ferrara Graduate School in Industrial Development Policy, University of Ferrara, September 1999.

  • "Public Enterprise and Industrial Development", L'Institute : Istituto di Politica per lo Sviluppo Industriale, Università di Ferrara, September 1999"

  • Football and the Media Corporations: Consideration of the Public Interests", Conference on The Governance and Regulation of Professional Football, Birkbeck College, University of London, July 1999.

  • "Strategic Decisions and the Public Interest: Modern Corporations and the Case of Football" (with R. Branston, J. Michie and R. Sugden) EARIE August 1999, Torino Conference.

  • "Modern Corporations and the Public Interest" (with R. Branston, N. Brown, J. Michie and R. Sugden) in S. Hamil, J. Michie and C. Oughton (eds.) The Business of Football: A Game of Two Halves, Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh, September 1999.

  • (with Roger Sugden), "Technology Policy: Strategic Failures and the Need for a New Direction", in Jonathan Michie and John Grieve-Smith (1998) Globalization, Growth and Governance, Oxford University Press, pp239-262, 1998.

  • (with Roger Sugden), "The Essence of the Modern Corporation: Markets, Strategic Decision-Making and the Theory of the Firm", The Manchester School, Vol. 66 No.1, January 1998.

  • (with Roger Sugden), "Strategic Trade Policy Reconsidered: National Rivalry vs Free Trade vs International Cooperation", Kyklos, Vol. 51, Fasc. 3, 339-357, 1998.