Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction: Industrial Policy; Issues, Theories and Instruments; J. Groenewegen. 2. The Theoretical Analysis of Industrial Policy; M. Sawyer. 3. The Implications of Globalization for Industrial, Trade, and Innovation Policies; J. Michie. 4. Comprehensive Industrial Policies and the Contemporary Coordination Nexus; P. Petit, M. Setterfield. 5. A Simple theory of Cooperative Industrial Policy. Model Building and Practical Experience; W. Elsner. 6. Industrial Policy, Industrial Change and Institutional Inertia; M. Dietrich, J.E. Burns. 7. Strategic Trade and International Competition Policy; R. Markl, W. Meissner. 8. Policy Implications of Purely Strategic Mergers; H. Schenk. 9. Contracts and Costs in a Corporate/Government System Dynamics Network: A United States Case; F.G. Hayden, S.R. Bolduc. 10. Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs), Employment Creation, and Industrial Policy; P. Schreyer. 11. Policies for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs); P. Bianchi. 12. Regional Paths of Institutional Anchoring in the Global Economy. The Case of the North-East of England and Aragon; A. Lagendijk. 13. Anything New in Industrial Policy? Myths and Empirical Facts. The Case of some German Regions; F. Hellmer, et al. 14. Conclusions: An Industrial Policy Agenda 2000 and Beyond - Experience, Theory and Policy; W. Elsner. List of Contributors. List of Tables and Figures. Index.