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The Role of Government in Acquiring Technological Capability: The Case of the Petrochemical Industry in East Asia

Hyung‐Ki Kim and Jun Ma

in The Role of Government in East Asian Economic Development: Comparative Institutional Analysis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198294917
eISBN:
9780191715501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294917.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter uses case studies to assess the role of government in the acquisition of technological capability in the petrochemical industries in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. The methods of government ... More


Brazil

Edmund Amann and Paulo N. Figueiredo

in Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646005
eISBN:
9780199949977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646005.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This chapter analyzes the accumulation of technological capabilities among Brazilian firms in three sectors: steel, pulp and paper, and aerospace. Its central concern is to evaluate the degree to ... More


International Competitiveness and Technological Change

Marcela Miozzo and Vivien Walsh

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199259236
eISBN:
9780191717901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259236.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book analyses the role of technological change in the competitiveness of firms and national economies. This includes an examination of the roles of R&D spending, and the organizational and ... More


The Roles of Research at Universities and Public Labs in Economic Catch‐Up

Roberto Mazzoleni and Richard R. Nelson

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter draws upon historical evidence from several countries and contemporary studies of national innovation systems to argue that indigenous systems of academic training and public research ... More


Malaysia 1

Rajah Rasiah

in Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646005
eISBN:
9780199949977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646005.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This chapter examines, in comparative perspective, technological learning among firms in two Malaysian industries: the technology-creating industry of electronics and the technology-using industry of ... More


Upgrading Non-Technological Capabilities: Evidence from Korean Firms

Jae-Yong Choung and Hye-Ran Hwang

in The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-up in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896049
eISBN:
9780191918537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896049.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In recent years, Korean firms have struggled with slowdowns of both these world-first developments and their export to overseas markets. Despite technological development process, however, important ... More


Technology Upgrading and Economic Catch-Up: Context, Overview, and Conclusions

Jeong-Dong Lee, Keun Lee, Dirk Meissner, Slavo Radosevic, and Nicholas S. Vonortas

in The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-up in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896049
eISBN:
9780191918537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896049.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter begins with a brief overview of the current literature on economic growth and innovation, and the process of technology upgrading. It defines the key concepts that will be used ... More


From Path-Dependent to Pathbreaking?: Huawei’s Technological Capability Development

Yun Wen

in The Huawei Model: The Rise of China's Technology Giant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043437
eISBN:
9780252052316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043437.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter delineates Huawei’s path to its cutting-edge technology and innovation leadership by examining its specific R&D strategies in different domains, including its core strength in switching ... More


Introduction

Edward Beatty

in Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284890
eISBN:
9780520960558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284890.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter provides a conceptual and contextual introduction for the book. It outlines Mexico’s history of technology from independence to the revolution, with particular attention to investment in ... More


Capabilities, Competitiveness, Nations

Jan Fagerberg and Martin Srholec

in The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-up in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896049
eISBN:
9780191918537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896049.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses the role of capabilities and competitiveness for the economic growth of nations. The capability concept is commonly used in analyses of firms, however, as this chapter shows, ... More


Constraints to Learning

Edward Beatty

in Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284890
eISBN:
9780520960558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284890.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The central paradox of modern economic growth in Mexico is the contrast between a tidal wave of technological imports—adopted and sometimes widely diffused—and a stubbornly persistent dependence on ... More


Industrial Policy and IPR: A Knowledge Governance Approach

Leonardo Burlamaqui and Mario Cimoli

in Intellectual Property Rights: Legal and Economic Challenges for Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199660759
eISBN:
9780191749186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660759.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses the role of IPR within the broader set of industrial policies aimed at catching up in technological production capabilities. In particular it argues that the transformation of ... More


Using Large-Scale Programs to Help Develop Technological Capabilities: Cases in China

Xudong Gao

in The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-up in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896049
eISBN:
9780191918537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896049.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

China is a developing country but has made impressive progress in technological capability development. One strategy proved to be effective is the use of large-scale programs to help technological ... More


Metals, Machinery, and Mining Equipment Industries in South Africa: The Relationship between Power, Governance, and Technological Capabilities

Antonio Andreoni, Lauralyn Kaziboni, and Simon Roberts

in Structural Transformation in South Africa: The Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192894311
eISBN:
9780191915352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894311.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The metals, machinery, and mining equipment industries have been at the heart of South Africa’s industrial ecosystem. Their central position is associated with the long-term importance of mining, ... More


Evolutionary and Interacting Spheres that Condition the Technological Capabilities Accumulation in Latin America

Gabriela Dutrénit, José Miguel Natera, Martín Puchet, and Alexandre O. Vera Cruz

in The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-up in Emerging Economies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896049
eISBN:
9780191918537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896049.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

The studies about technological capability accumulation (TCA) processes tend to adopt a narrow perspective to science, technology, and innovation and their policies, which is insufficient to ... More


Unequal Partners and Uneven Development

Deepak Nayyar

in Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The distribution of catch up in industrialization and development was uneven not only among regions but also between countries within regions. There was a high degree of concentration among a few ... More


The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-up in Emerging Economies

Jeong-Dong Lee, Keun Lee, Dirk Meissner, Slavo Radosevic, and Nicholas Vonortas (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896049
eISBN:
9780191918537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896049.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book synthesizes and interprets existing knowledge on technology upgrading failures as well as lessons from successes and failures in order to better understand the challenges of technology ... More


The Origins of Technological Catch-up in China: The Birth of Huawei and ZTE in the Telecom Sector

Keun Lee

in China's Technological Leapfrogging and Economic Catch-up: A Schumpeterian Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192847560
eISBN:
9780191939860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847560.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 2 examines the growth of technological capabilities in the telecommunications industry in China, with a focus on Huawei and ZTE. These companies grew rapidly by localizing the production of ... More


Saving Energy and CO2 in China’s Iron and Steel Industry: The Impact of Technological Modernization

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

In 1978 China’s steel industry was small, technologically backward, and energy intensive. Over the next three decades China modernized this industry by closing small, obsolete facilities and ... More


Technological Change in China’s Paper Industry

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

In 1978 China’s paper industry was small, technologically backward, and energy intensive. Over the next three decades China slowly modernized this industry by closing small, obsolete facilities and ... More


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