M-RCBG Associate Working Paper No. 49

Structures in the world economy

Eoin Gahan



This paper discusses ideas of economic structure as applied to the world economy today. It sets out propositions on what kinds of changes are likely in the future, given the underlying forces at work in business strategy and government cooperation. It uses input-output data for some major economies to see which are changing and in what degree. It finds significant differences in the high-tech area, in particular.

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