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The Varieties of Capitalism Paradigm

Explaining Germany’s Comparative Advantage?


Part of the New Perspectives in German Studies book series (NPG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Matthew M. C. Allen
    Pages 1-10
  3. Matthew M. C. Allen
    Pages 11-44
  4. Matthew M. C. Allen
    Pages 72-95
  5. Matthew M. C. Allen
    Pages 138-154
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 155-169

About this book


How do the environments, in which businesses operate, condition their success or failure? Such questions have long been of interest in the fields of business, economics and politics. This book thoroughly examines the main claims of the most important contribution - the Varieties of Capitalism paradigm - to this debate in recent years.


capitalism environment Germany politics

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Manchester Metropolitan University Business SchoolUK

About the authors

MATTHEW ALLEN is Lecturer in International Business at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, UK.

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