This book presents several general theoretical notions about the process of science and technology as it relates to development. It develops the international dimension of science and technology in terms of the international exchange processes and the appropriateness and modification of technology.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- Introduction -- General Theoretical Notions and Typologies -- Scientific and Technological Constraints to Economic Growth and Equity* -- The Structuralist Perspective to Economic Growth and Development: Conceptual Foundations and Policy Implications -- On Technological Capabilities and Their Acquisition -- The Development of Technological Capability in Manufacturing: A Macroscopic Approach to Policy Research* -- Relevant Experience at the Country Level -- Science and Technology Policy for the Asian NICs: Lessons from Economic History -- Science and Technology Policy: Lessons from Japan and the East Asian NICs -- Relevant Experience at the Sector Level -- Science and Technology Policy: Lessons from the Agricultural Sector in South and Southeast Asia -- Industrial Efficiency and Technology Choice -- Private Inventive Activity in Indian Manufacturing: Its Extent and Determinants -- The Process of International Transmission of Technology -- Trade and Technology in the Developing Countries -- R&D By Multinational Firms and Host Country Exports* -- Technology Transfer for Development -- Intellectual Property Rights, R&D, Inventions, Technology Purchase, and Piracy in Economic Development: An International Comparative Study
Robert E. Evenson, Gustav Ranis