The Rise of Technological Power in the South

Editors: Fu, X., Soete, Luc (Eds.)

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This book explores the drivers of technological upgrading and catch-up in the emerging economies, paying specific attention to technology and innovation policies, national innovation systems, the role of foreign direct investment and small and medium enterprises. It provides practical implications for other developing countries.

About the authors

XIAOLAN FU is Director of Sanjaya Lall Programme for Technology and Management for Development, University Lecturer in Development Studies and Fellow of Green-Templeton College at Oxford University, UK. She is the author of Exports, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Development in China, and received the EC Gate2Growth Academic Network 2005 'European Best Paper' Award. Dr Fu serves on the Advisory Expert Group of the OECD Global Investment Forum and is President-elect of the Chinese Economic Association (Europe/UK). She is also a Senior Research Associate at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
 
LUC SOETE is Director of UNU-MERIT and Professor of International Economic Relations at Maastricht University, The Netherlands. He obtained his first degrees in economics and development economics at the University of Ghent, Belgium, before obtaining his DPhil in economics at the University of Sussex. Before coming to Maastricht in 1986, he worked at the Institute of Development Studies and the Science Policy Research Unit, both at the University of Sussex. He has published widely on the economics of technological change and innovation.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Fu, Xiaolan (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Innovation Strategies in Brazil, China and India: From Imitation to Deepening Technological Capability in the South

    Dahlman, Carl

    Pages 15-48

  • Economic Growth and Technological Capabilities in BRICS: Implications for Latecomers to Industrialization

    Nayyar, Deepak

    Pages 49-68

  • The Changing Geography of Innovation Activities: What do Patents Indicators Imply?

    Li, Xuan (et al.)

    Pages 69-85

  • China’s Catch-up and Innovation Model: A Case of the IT industry

    Liu, Xielin

    Pages 89-106

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Rise of Technological Power in the South
Editors
  • X. Fu
  • Luc Soete
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-27612-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230276123
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-23840-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 357
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