Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 October 2006

376 Pages | figures, tables & boxes

ISBN: 9780199259243

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International Competitiveness and Technological Change

Marcela Miozzo and Vivien Walsh

  • Links the study of scientific research and industrial innovation to economic competitiveness
  • Looks at the role of R&D spending in encouraging innovation in firms
  • Examines the way national institutions prompt innovation in the economy, and the degree to which industrial sectors provide incentives for innovation
  • Explores the ways in which trade, the operation of multinationals, and international trade negotiations influence national production and innovation systems
  • Examples are drawn from a range of industrial sectors and a range of countries
  • Boxes on key themes

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