1st Edition

Technology, Market Structure and Internationalization Issues and Policies for Developing Countries

By Nagesh Kumar, N. S. Siddharthan Copyright 1997

    Technology, Market Structure and Internationalization discusses the domestic and external factors that impinge upon the process of technological capability building in developing countries and draws policy implications. Specifically, it examines the interaction between technological effort in developing countries. Providing fresh insights, this volume will be of interest to researchers in development economics as well as to those involved with the creation of policy in developing countries.

    Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview; Part 1 The External Environment for Building Technological Capability; Chapter 2 Globalization, New Technologies and the Uruguay Round; Chapter 3 New Technologies and Developing Countries; Part 2 Technology and Market Structure; Chapter 4 Firm Size and Technological Activity; Chapter 5 Market Structure, Opportunities, Patents and Innovations; Chapter 6 Technological Activities, Market Structure and Firm’s Performance; Part 3 Technology, Trade and Multinational Enterprises; Chapter 7 Multinational Enterprises, Technology and Market Structure; Chapter 8 Technology, Multinationals and the International Trade of Developing Countries; Chapter 9 Technology Imports and Domestic Technological Capability in Host Countries;


    Nagesh Kumar is currently on the faculty of the United Nations University Institute for New Technologies, Maastricht, the Netherlands.,
    N.S. Siddharthan is Professor of Economics and Head, V.K.R.V. Rao Centre for Studies in Globalization, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, India.