The Rise of Technological Power in the South

  • Xiaolan Fu
  • Luc Soete

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Xiaolan Fu, Luc Soete
      Pages 1-12
  3. Policy, Strategy and Catch-up: Cross-Country Analysis

  4. Policy, Strategy and Catch-up: Country Case Studies

  5. Innovation Systems and Technological Capabilities

  6. Foreign Direct Investment and Technology Transfer

  7. Technology and Sustainable Development

  8. Conclusions: Science, Technology and Development — Emerging Concepts and Visions

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 355-357

About this book


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.


China clusters Developing Countries development Economic Development foreign direct investment sustainability

Editors and affiliations

  • Xiaolan Fu
    • 1
  • Luc Soete
    • 2
  1. 1.University of OxfordUK
  2. 2.United Nations University-Maastricht Economic and social Research and training centre on Innovation and TechnologyThe Netherlands

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