International Technology Issues: Southern Needs and Northern Responses

  • Gerald K. Helleiner

Abstract

Although no one minimises the importance of foreign exchange earnings, capital inflows, or domestic savings, there has recently been a relative shift in emphasis in the less developed countries toward the role of technology in development efforts. In many less developed countries, the possibilities of raising capital either at home or abroad now look less daunting than the problems associated with technological progress. There has emerged, in consequence of these new perceptions, a new set of issues for international debate and resolution—issues that, unlike those of commodity policy, market access, monetary reform, or aid, were scarcely heard of only a decade or so ago.

Keywords

Develop Country Technology Transfer Direct Investment Multinational Firm World Intellectual Property Organization 
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