Competition, Innovation and Competitiveness in Developing Countries

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Lynn Krieger Mytelka
Development Centre, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Jan 1, 1999 - Business & Economics - 215 pages
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In developing countries and emerging economies, traditional industrial practices can be linked to policy changes which foster innovation, but can equally result in stagnation if the policy/practice mix is wrong. These case studies -- from Brazil, Chinese Taipei, India and Korea -- demonstrate that where industrial habits tend to reduce competitiveness, policies can make a difference. The book opens a fresh debate on the industrial policies developing countries need to adopt to compete and grow in a globalized economic environment.

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Lynn Krieger Mytelkais a professorial fellow at UNU-MERIT in Maastricht, where she is director of the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Project, and a distinguished research professor at Carleton University in Ottawa. She formerly served as director of UNU-INTECH.

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