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

1st Edition

Greg Felker, K. S. Jomo

Published May 13, 1999
Reference - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780415197656 - CAT# RU18767
Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia


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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.

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