This book discusses the informatics industry in Brazil, France, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Taiwan, and the U.S., as models to examine the role of governments in promoting advanced technology. It considers the long-range policy analysis and evaluation necessary for fostering competitive industry.
1. Introduction: Past Successes, Present Directions and Future Issues 2. National Policies for High Technology Development and Trade: An International and Comparative Assessment 3. Brazil 4. France 5. India 6. Japan 7. Korea 8. Mexico 9. Taiwan 10. U.S. National Policies for High Technology Industries: Some Lessons Learned