The New Systems Competition: YRJÖ Jahnsson Lectures
Copyright © 2003 Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation and Hans-Werner Sinn
Author(s): Hans-Werner Sinn
Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
Print ISBN: 9780631219514
Online ISBN: 9780470774175
About this Book
About The Product
Competition between companies tends to be beneficial for the general public, but is this also true for competition between States in a world with global financial markets, low transport costs, and increasing migration? In this book, Sinn provides a solid economic analysis of the competitive forces at work and addresses how we should organize competition between systems so they will enhance the efficiency of these systems, as opposed to acting destructively on them.
- Provides a thorough economic analysis of the competitive forces at work between nations and governments.
- Analyzes a wide range of state activities, including taxation, public goods provision, income redistribution, environmental policy, safety standards, and competition policy.
- Addresses ways to organize competition so it will enhance the efficiency of these systems.