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Learn the basic concepts of industrial economics from an international perspective

November 5, 2015

Économie industrielle : une perspective internationale, by Thierry Warin, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin and Pierre Médan, has just been published by Presses internationales Polytechnique.

According to the authors, “globalization hasn’t made the world simpler, but more complex. There are more multinationals than ever. Their value chains have expanded around the globe and become more complicated, with an increasing number of firms from emerging countries. This is the first time in human history that over 40% of the world’s population is seeing such rapid development. In this context, it is important to approach industrial economics from an international viewpoint.”

This book explains the basic concepts of industrial economics from an international perspective, with numerous examples drawn from multinationals in the West and emerging nations. It is also a tool for analyzing business strategies and recognizing important concepts in studying companies in their industrial sectors.

About the authors

Thierry Warin is an Associate Professor of International Business. A Visiting Scholar at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (Harvard University), he is the Vice-Chair of the International Strategy and Economics group with the Centre for Interuniversity Research and Analysis on Organizations (CIRANO), and a member of the Board of the International Trade and Finance Association and of the Editorial committee for the International Journal of Economics and Business Research. He earned his PhD in Monetary and Financial Economics from ESSEC (France).

Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin is a Full Professor at Polytechnique Montréal, Vice-Chair of the CIRANO Risk and Sustainable Development group and a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis.

Pierre Médan is Executive Director of the École de management de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France).

Économie industrielle : une perspective internationale, by Thierry Warin, Nathalie de Mercellis-Warin and Pierre Médan, Presses internationales Polytechnique, October 2015, 324 pages. Available from the Coop HEC Montréal.


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