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Technological Capabilities and Export Success in Asia

1st Edition

Edited by Dieter Ernst, Tom Ganiatsos, Lynn Mytelka


360 pages

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What accounts for export success? A team of international contributors show that learning and capability formation are critical to sustain competitiveness. Through a series of case studies of firms in the textile and garment and electronics industries of five Asian economies - Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam - Technological Capabilities and Export Success in Asia demonstrates that cheap labour, combined with currency devaluation, is no longer sufficient for export success.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of the growth economies of Asia.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies