Technological Change and Development in Latin America

  • Jorge Katz
Part of the St Antony’s / Macmillan Series book series


Development theory has never satisfactorily incorporated the issue of technological change. For many years this was treated as a variable exogenous to the economic system. It is only recently that there has been a recognition of the possibility that the nature and pace of the technological change which is incorporated by a given society are endogenously conditioned by the overall functioning of the economy.


Technological Change Technological Design Manufacturing Sector Technological Knowledge Transnational Corporation 
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