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Innovation Policy and the Limits of Laissez-faire

Hong Kong’s Policy in Comparative Perspective

  • Editors
  • Douglas B. Fuller

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Introduction

Hong Kong's laissez-faire tradition has crippled attempts to transform it into a more knowledge-intensive economy and this is a lesson with wide applicability. Many emerging economies face innovation bottlenecks, but even some more advanced economies face similar constraints and may benefit from the lessons of its negative example.

Keywords

development economic growth growth technology Tradition

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