Technology, Learning, and Innovation: Experiences of Newly Industrializing Economiesby Linsu Kim, Richard R. Nelson
Pub. Date: 01/28/2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This volume presents ten original essays and four commentaries contributed by leading scholars in technology and innovation that discuss how newly industrializing countries (NICs), particularly those in East Asia, have transformed themselves from technologically backward and poor to relatively modern and affluent economies over the past thirty years. They provide interesting theoretical perspectives and the insightful understanding of the process of technological progress at both the macro and micro levels in these countries.
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Table of ContentsPart I. A Broad Prospective on Innovation in Newly Industrializing Countries: 1. Introduction: technology and industrialization Linsu Kim and Richard R. Nelson; 2. Technological change and industrialization in the Asian NIEs Sanjaya Lall; 3. Research and development in the industrial development process Howard Pack; Commentary Bengt-Ake Lundvall; Part II. How Firms Learn: 4. Firm capabilities and economic development: implications for the NIEs David Teece and Bennett Zelner; 5. East vs. South East Asian innovation systems Michael Hobday; 6. Technological learning and entries of user firms for capital goods in Korea Kung Rae Lee; 7. International technologies and collaboration: implications for NIEs; Commentary Martin Fransman; Part III. Innovation Policies: 8. Policies for science, technology and innovation in Asian NIEs Mark Dodgson; 9. The role of science and technology in Korea's industrial development Won-Young Lee; Commentary Morris Teubal; Part IV. The Dynamics of Technological Learning During the First Period, and Recent Structural Changes in the Industrial Sector of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico Linsu Kim; Commentary Howard Pack.
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