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From Underdogs to Tigers: The Rise and Growth of the Software Industry in Brazil, China, India, Ireland, and Israel

Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275601
eISBN:
9780191705823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275601.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In 1980, the Indian software industry was practically non-existent. By the 1990s, the industry was one of the largest employers in manufacturing. Similar patterns of growth can be found in other ... More


The Governance of High-Tech Districts

Carlo Trigilia

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter synthesizes the results of the four case studies discussed in chapters fifteen to eighteen. It identifies the similarities in the conditions that explain territorial concentrations in ... More


The Paradox of High-Tech Corporatism

Darius Ornston

in When Small States Make Big Leaps: Institutional Innovation and High-Tech Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450921
eISBN:
9780801465963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450921.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Many western European economies traditionally relied on institutionalized cooperation among state actors and encompassing producer associations (industry and labor) to manage economic adjustment. ... More


A Low-End Producer in High-Tech Markets: Economic Adjustment in Ireland

Darius Ornston

in When Small States Make Big Leaps: Institutional Innovation and High-Tech Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450921
eISBN:
9780801465963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450921.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on Ireland, which also relied on neo-corporatist bargaining to facilitate entry into new high-tech industries. Despite being more specialized than Denmark in high-tech industries ... More


From Social Protection to Skill Formation: Diversified High-Tech Production in Denmark

Darius Ornston

in When Small States Make Big Leaps: Institutional Innovation and High-Tech Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450921
eISBN:
9780801465963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450921.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter turns to Denmark in order to understand the circumstances under which countries might successfully implement sweeping creative corporatist reforms in the labor market. Like Finland, ... More


From Price-Fixing Cartels to Research Consortia: Rapid Restructuring in Finland

Darius Ornston

in When Small States Make Big Leaps: Institutional Innovation and High-Tech Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450921
eISBN:
9780801465963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450921.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In the 1970s, Finland was one of Europe's least innovative countries, but by the end of the 1990s, it was a high-tech leader. This chapter demonstrates how Finland leapfrogged radiotelephone ... More


Grenoble Valley

Aniello Valeria

in Changing Governance of Local Economies: Responses of European Local Production Systems

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199259403
eISBN:
9780191603020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259402.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the high-tech industry in Grenoble. The Grenoble case confirms the heterogeneity of governance models. Both local and global actors participate in the production of a simple, ... More


When Small States Make Big Leaps: Institutional Innovation and High-Tech Competition in Western Europe

Darius Ornston

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450921
eISBN:
9780801465963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450921.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

At the close of the twentieth century, Denmark, Finland, and Ireland emerged as unlikely centers for high-tech competition. This book reveals how these historically low-tech countries managed to ... More


Silicon Prairie

Carrie M. Lane

in A Company of One: Insecurity, Independence, and the New World of White-Collar Unemployment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449642
eISBN:
9780801460791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449642.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides a history of high-technology industries in Dallas, from their postwar origins in manufacturing, through the boom and bust of the computing, telecommunications, and dot-com ... More


Introduction: Recasting Corporatism

Darius Ornston

in When Small States Make Big Leaps: Institutional Innovation and High-Tech Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450921
eISBN:
9780801465963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450921.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book explains how traditionally low-tech European economies, including Ireland, Finland, and Denmark, successfully ... More


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