Much research has been devoted to the consequences of the completion of the European internal market in 1992. Existing estimates of the effects of market integration remain exploratory, however, and many important issues have yet to be adequately addressed. These are the issues concerning this book. Edited by L. Alan Winters and Anthony Venables, the volume examines such questions as the extent of gains to be expected from both 'internal' and 'external' economies of scale following integration, the implications of 1992 for the European Community's trade with its traditional EFTA partners, the potentially valuable new East European markets, and the rest of the world. There are also chapters considering the implications of the internal market for the design of appropriate technology and taxation policies, and a study of the role of Japanese foreign direct investment in European manufacturing.In France, Germany and the United Kingdom the largest increase in demands occur for non-manual labour 1. In Italy, manual labour has the largest increase in Table 2.5 and non-manual labour 2 the largest in Table 2.6, and in the rest of the anbsp;...
|Author||:||L. Alan Winters, Anthony Venables, Centre for Economic Policy Research (Great Britain)|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1993-02-18|