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First Name: Michael
Middle Name: H.
Last Name: Best

RePEc Short-ID: pbe854

Postal Address: 6 Boults Lane Old Marston Oxford, UK OX3 0PW


(90%) Babbage Industrial Policy Network, Institute for Manufacturing, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
(10%) Center for Industrial Competitiveness
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts (United States)
Handle: RePEc:edi:ciumlus (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. John Bradley & Michael Best, 2012. "Rethinking regional develpment strategy in the context of structural funds: Lessons from the Irish cross-border region," HERMIN Economic Papers 3-2012, HERMIN.


  1. Michael H. Best & Jane Humphries, 2013. " Deirdre McCloskey , Bourgeois dignity: why economics can't explain the modern world ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2010 . Pp. xvi + 571. ISBN 9780226556741 Pbk. £14.50)," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 66(1), pages 367-368, 02.
  2. Michael H. Best, 2011. "Internet Alley: high technology in Tysons Corner, 1945--2005," Business History, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 53(6), pages 976-980, October.
  3. Michael H Best, 2011. "The global environment of business," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 42(7), pages 971-973, September.
  4. Best, Michael H., 2003. "Organizing America: Wealth, Power, and the Origins of Corporate Capitalism. By Charles Perrow. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002. Pp. ix, 259. $34.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 63(01), pages 283-285, March.
  5. Michael Best & Jane Humphries, 2003. "Edith Penrose: A Feminist Economist?," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(1), pages 47-73.
  6. Michael H. Best & Robert Forrant, 2000. "Regional Industrial Modernization Programmes: Two Cases from Massachusetts," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(2), pages 211-223, April.
  7. Best, Michael H & Garnsey, Elizabeth, 1999. "Edith Penrose, 1914-1996," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 109(453), pages F187-201, February.
  8. Best, Michael H, 1999. "Regional Growth Dynamics: A Capabilities Perspective," Contributions to Political Economy, Oxford University Press, vol. 18(0), pages 105-19.
  9. Michael Best, 1986. "Strategic planning and industrial policy," Local Economy, London South Bank University, vol. 1(1), pages 65-77.
  10. Best, Michael H, 1982. "The Political Economy of Socially Irrational Products," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 6(1), pages 53-64, March.
  11. Best, Michael H., 1976. "Political power and tax revenues in Central America," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 3(1), pages 49-82, March.
  12. Best, Michael H, 1976. "Uneven Development and Dependent Market Economies," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 66(2), pages 136-41, May.


  1. Best, Michael, 2001. "The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198297451.

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1 paper by this author was announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2012-07-08. Author is listed
  2. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2012-07-08. Author is listed


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