1st Edition

Technology, Competitiveness and the State
Malaysia's Industrial Technology Policies

ISBN 9780415197656
Published July 8, 1999 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

This volume, and its companion, Industrial Technology Development in Malaysia, examine and evaluate Malaysian industrialization in terms of its experience of and prospects for industrial technology development. The focus is on role played by state-sponsored innovation in the process economic development and in the context of national development strategies. Technology, Competitiveness and the State, provides a valuable analysis of the technological development of a Newly Industrializing Country and reflects on whether existing development strategies can be maintained in the wake of the financial crises sweeping the East Asian economies.