1st Edition

International Technology Flows And The Technology Gap
The Experience Of Eastern European Socialist Countries In International Perspective

ISBN 9780367003579
Published June 17, 2019 by Routledge
220 Pages

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Book Description

This book aims to assess under what conditions and to what extent international technology transfer may contribute to closing the technology gap in overall industrial activity for all developing countries as well as for the socialist countries of Eastern Europe.

Table of Contents

0. Introduction Part I: Setting the Analytical Framework 1. Determinants of National Technological Performance 2. Foreign Technology and National Technological Build-up: A Search For a Framework 3. The Theory of the Dominant Economy and International Technology Transfer Part II: Quantifying East-West Technology Transfer 4. World-Wide Transborder Technology flows: Dominant Centers and Dependents 5. Foreign Technology Infusion into CMEA Countries. Size, Structure, Sources 6. Foreign Direct Investments and East-West Technology Transfer Part III: Dynamics of the CMEA Technological Position During the 1970s and 1980s 7. Technology Gap: Conceptual and Statistical Problems 8. Evolution of the CMEA Technological Position During the 1970s and the 1980s Part IV: Technology Import and the Technology Gap: Major Findings and Conclusions

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