Asia's Innovation Systems in Transition

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 336 pages
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The success of Asian economies (first Japan, then Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and, more recently, China and India) has made it tempting to look for an Asian model of development. However, the strength of Asian development lies less in strate
 

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Contents

an introduction
1
2 Opportunities for Asian countries to catch up with knowledgebased competition
21
the case of the Indian IT service industry
54
insights from India and Indonesia
75
5 Thailands national innovation system in transition
100
challenges of regional integration and promotion of high technology
123
7 The Indonesian innovation system at a crossroads
148
8 Performance and sources of industrial innovation in Koreas innovation system
178
9 Advance of sciencebased industries and the changing innovation system of Japan
200
are there any lessons for ASEAN newcomers?
227
Singapores pathway to hightech development
257
12 Policy learning as a key process in the transformation of the Chinese innovation systems
293
Index
313
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