What Makes Industries Strategic: A Perspective on Technology, Economic Development, and Defense

What Makes Industries Strategic: A Perspective on Technology, Economic Development, and Defense

by Martin C. Libicki

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What Makes Industries Strategic: A Perspective on Technology, Economic Development, and Defense by Martin C. Libicki

CONTENTS
Technology Development as Strategy
America in the World Economy - A Network Metaphor
Technological Dependence
What Makes Industries Strategic to Defense? - How Structure Affects Opportunity
Networks of Development
The Paradox of Specialization - Network Capital - Developmental Linkages - Corporate and Local Networks - Gateway Nodes in the Linkage Structure - Leading-Edge Sectors as Engines of Growth
The Strategic Content of Key Industries
Agriculture - Fashion - Chemicals - Motor Vehicles - Semiconductors - Military Aerospace - Implications of Strategic Content
Perspectives on Defense Policy
The Costs of Dichotomy - The Challenge of Industrial Integration - Acquisition: Systems, Scale, and Factories - Defense Trade Relations - Conclusion - A Paradox
Perspectives on Commercial Policy
Trade - Standards - Patronage - Foreign Direct Investment - Conclusion
National Stakes in the Globalization of Industry
The Players - The Stakes - Strategy Is Perspective
Abbreviations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780160258886
Publisher: United States Government Printing Office
Publication date: 10/01/1990
Pages: 93

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