The Rise of Technological Power in the South

books by Xiaolan Fu & Luc Soete (Eds)

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK
ISBN: 978-0-230-23840-4

The rise of the emerging economies is dramatically changing the landscape of the world economy. Tremendous efforts and various strategies have been used to build up technological capabilities in the emerging economies. 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. Through cross-country comparisons and in-depth case studies of the emergng economies, this volume offers practical implications and valuable lessons for other developing countries, whilst providing new concepts and visions for future research.