Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 July 2016

304 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198777205

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Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons

Firms and the Political Economy of China's Technological Development

Douglas B. Fuller

  • Provides an in-depth longitudinal study of China's information technology (IT) industry and policy over the last 15 years
  • Draws a connection between China's financial system and technological development outcomes thus demonstrating how China's financial inefficiencies impact the real economy
  • Places Chinese tech firms in their Chinese institutional context thereby challenging widespread misconceptions about the strength and weaknesses of China's increasingly prominent tech firms
  • Acts as a useful tool to help students analyse the competitive strengths and weaknesses of Chinese tech firms

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