Innovation, Learning and Technological Dynamism of Developing Countries

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This book identifies cases of technological dynamism across a range of countries and industries, from the recent growth of the computer software industry in India to the aircraft industry in Brazil. These cases touch upon technological dynamism in manufacturing and service-oriented industries, and they consider how the effect of clustering, or the geographic agglomeration of firms engaged in the production of related and complementary items, can make sectors more technologically...

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Overview

This book identifies cases of technological dynamism across a range of countries and industries, from the recent growth of the computer software industry in India to the aircraft industry in Brazil. These cases touch upon technological dynamism in manufacturing and service-oriented industries, and they consider how the effect of clustering, or the geographic agglomeration of firms engaged in the production of related and complementary items, can make sectors more technologically dynamic.

This is a valuable book for scholars and students on the theory and practice of economics of technological change in developing countries.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789280810974
  • Publisher: United Nations University Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2004
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

Sunil Mani is a researcher at the United Nations University Institute for New Technologies (UNU-INTECH), Maastricht. Henny Romijn is a senior lecturer at ECIS, Technische Universiteir Eindhoven, in Eindhoven.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Exports of high technology products from developing countries : are the figures real or are they statistical artefacts? 12
3 Development strategies and innovation policies in globalisation : the case of Singapore 48
4 Evolution of the civil aircraft manufacturing system of innovation : a case study in Brazil 77
5 The political economy of technology policy : the automotive sector in Brazil (1950-2000) 107
6 Technological learning in small-enterprise clusters : conceptual framework and policy implications 135
7 The contribution of skilled workers in the diffusion of knowledge in the Philippines 158
8 Understanding growth dynamism and its constraints in high technology clusters in developing countries : a study of Bangalore, Southern India 178
9 Culture, innovation, and economic development : the case of the South Indian ICT clusters 202
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