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The Rise of Technological Power in the South

Palgrave Macmillan

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Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Introduction

      • Xiaolan Fu, Luc Soete
      Pages 1-12
  3. Innovation Systems and Technological Capabilities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145
  4. Foreign Direct Investment and Technology Transfer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 201-201
    2. The Role of FDI in the Development of Innovative Capacity: The Case of Russian Companies

      • Juha Väätänen, Daria Podmetina, Marina Aleksandrova
      Pages 221-237
  5. Technology and Sustainable Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 279-279

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.

Keywords

  • China
  • clusters
  • Developing Countries
  • development
  • Economic Development
  • foreign direct investment
  • sustainability

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Oxford, UK

    Xiaolan Fu

  • United Nations University-Maastricht Economic and social Research and training centre on Innovation and Technology, The Netherlands

    Luc Soete

About the editors

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.

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Hardcover Book
USD 140.00
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