Developing Innovation Systems (Science, Technology and the International Political Economy Series): Mexico in a Global Context

Developing Innovation Systems (Science, Technology and the International Political Economy Series): Mexico in a Global Context

by Mario Cimoli
     
 

Mexico provides a case study of a cornerstone economy in the development of the hemospheric free trade zone in the Americas, an adjusting economy which has been integrated into uneven economies (Canada and the US). This volume examines the Mexican economy and its attempt to develop an innovation system, providing an example of the dynamics that are of concern to

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Mexico provides a case study of a cornerstone economy in the development of the hemospheric free trade zone in the Americas, an adjusting economy which has been integrated into uneven economies (Canada and the US). This volume examines the Mexican economy and its attempt to develop an innovation system, providing an example of the dynamics that are of concern to evolutionary economists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826447685
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Science Technology and the International Series
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
Acknowledgements
1Developing Innovation Systems1
2Macroeconomic Setting and Production System23
3The Macroeconomic Setting for Innovation32
4Production System and Technological Patterns57
5Globalization of Production and Technology81
6Institutions and the National Innovation System: an Introduction103
7The Institutional Matrix and Its Main Functional Activities Supporting Innovation109
8Human Resources and Competencies137
9University, Knowledge Production and Collaborative Patterns with Industry154
10Co-evolution and Innovation Systems175
11Learning and Innovation in the Chemical Industry189
12The Pharmaceutical Industry206
13The Case of Biotechnology218
14Strategies and Technological Capabilities in a Multinational Mexican Firm226
15The Automobile Sector243
16Regional and Local Systems of Innovation in Aguascalientes262
17Conclusions: an Appreciative Pattern of the Mexican Innovation System278
Bibliography293
Index313

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