There has been virtually no discussion of the public policy aspects of joint ventures and other forms of interfirm collaboration despite the explosive growth of these arrangements over the last decade. Joint activities by firms have not merely an antitrust implication, but affect issues at the heart of industrial policy, science and technology development, trade policy, and intellectual property rights. This paper explores and maps the connections between corporate alliances and these policy issues.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Business and International Management
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)