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International Handbook on Comparative Business Law

  • Dennis Campbell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introductory Chapters

    1. A. H. Puelinckx, Henri Swennen
      Pages 1-8
    2. Mads Marstrand-Jørgensen
      Pages 9-16
    3. Peter Summerfield
      Pages 17-28
    4. Denis Debost
      Pages 29-34
    5. Bodo Haggeney, Sigwart Hübner
      Pages 35-45
    6. Federico Bianchi
      Pages 47-54
    7. Karl Arnold
      Pages 55-61
    8. Donald Prinz, Claude Rohwer
      Pages 63-66
  3. Analysis of Hypothetical Case

    1. Dennis Campbell, Terry R. Wittler
      Pages 67-90
    2. A. H. Puelinckx, Henri Swennen
      Pages 91-100
    3. Mads Marstrand-Jørgensen
      Pages 101-107
    4. Peter Summerfield
      Pages 109-126
    5. Denis Debost
      Pages 127-133
    6. Bodo Haggeney, Sigwart Hübner
      Pages 135-150
    7. Federico Bianchi
      Pages 151-165
    8. Karl Arnold
      Pages 167-172
    9. Donald Prinz, Claude Rohwer
      Pages 173-210
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 211-212

About this book

Introduction

More than a decade has passed since economist Richard N. Cooper reflected upon the trend toward increasing economic interdependence in the international community: During the past decade there has been a strong trend toward economic interdependence among the industrial countries. This growing interdependence makes the successful pursuit of national economic objectives much more difficult. Broadly speaking, increas­ ing interdependence complicates the pursuit of national objectives in three ways. First, it increases the number and magnitude of the disturbances to which each country's balance of payments is subjected, and this in turn diverts policy attention and instruments of policy to the restoration of external balance. Second, it slows down the process by which national authorities, each acting on its own, are able to reach their domestic objectives. Third, the response to greater integration can involve the community of nations in counter-acting motions which leave all countries worse off than they need be . . . J Nothing has occured in the 1970s to suggest that Cooper's assessment is inaccurate. Indeed, the process which he identified has accelerated. By the mid-1970s, if one is to mention but one example, exports accounted for twenty per cent of the combined gross national product of the Member States of the European Communities, and exports provided seven per cent of the 2 gross national product of the United States.

Keywords

business law

Editors and affiliations

  • Dennis Campbell
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for International Legal Studies, McGeorge School of LawUniversity of the PacificSalzburgAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-4399-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1979
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-017-4401-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-4399-0
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