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The Dynamics of Local Learning in Global Value Chains

Experiences from East Asia

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Part of the book series: IDE-JETRO Series (IDE)

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This book investigates the process and mechanism of the capability development of East Asian local manufacturers, which has underpinned their phenomenal rise in the world's competitive landscape of industrial production during the last few decades.

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Table of contents (9 chapters)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Interdisciplinary Studies Center, IDE-JETRO, Japan

    Momoko Kawakami

  • Industrial Performance Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

    Timothy J. Sturgeon

About the editors

MOMOKO KAWAKAMI is Deputy Director of the Technological Innovation and Economic Growth Studies Group, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center at the Institute of Developing Economies, (JETRO), Japan. His main areas of interest include industrial development in Taiwan and East Asian economies. 
TIMOTHY J. STURGEON is Senior Research Affiliate at the Industrial Performance Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US. Previously he was a Research Specialist at the University of California at the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy, while earning his PhD in Economic Geography. He is co-organizer of the Global Value Chains Initiative and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Technology, Enterprise, and Competitiveness at the Doshisha Management School in Kyoto, Japan. Dr. Sturgeon has also been a Research Associate at MIT, and has served as Executive Director of the IPC's Globalization Study and the Globalization Research Director for the International Motor Vehicle Program at the Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: The Dynamics of Local Learning in Global Value Chains

  • Book Subtitle: Experiences from East Asia

  • Editors: Momoko Kawakami, Timothy J. Sturgeon

  • Series Title: IDE-JETRO Series

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London

  • eBook Packages: Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection, Economics and Finance (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Institute of Developing Economies (IDE), Jetro 2011

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-230-23849-7Published: 19 July 2011

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-349-31570-3Published: 19 July 2011

  • eBook ISBN: 978-0-230-28178-3Published: 19 July 2011

  • Series ISSN: 2662-6314

  • Series E-ISSN: 2662-6322

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVI, 233

  • Number of Illustrations: 25 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Development Economics, Regional/Spatial Science, International Economics

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