Business in International Comparative Perspective

Maximum 3000 words (+/-10%)2700-3300 words

Choose one of the following assignment titles.

1. Do differences in national economic success validate arguments for minimal government and market-based policies, or, alternatively, the contributory role of the developmental state and industrial policies?

2. How valid is the argument that the nature and competitiveness of major economies depends fundamentally on differences in national culture?

3. Does the growing global influence of transnational corporations undermine the idea that distinct national business systems explain differences in economic success?

4. Why have leading national economies gained a competitive advantage in technological innovation, and to what extent has their success rested on investment in research and development?