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This Working Paper analyses the competitive position of the pharmaceutical industry over the 2000-2017 period. The evolution of price/cost competitiveness and non-cost competitiveness is studied based on a comparison with our neighbouring countries France, the Netherlands and Germany, and with Denmark, Ireland, Slovenia and Switzerland. The study also analyses a series of global factors and factors specific to the pharmaceutical industry that may influence competitiveness.
Structural studies > Productivity and long-term growth
Structural studies > Globalisation, international trade and offshoring
Public Economics > Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents > Firm [H32]
Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > Technological Change > Management of Technological Innovation and R&D [O32]
Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > Technological Change > Technological Change: Choices and Consequences [O33]
Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > Technological Change > Government Policy [O38]