The Development of High Technology Industries: An International Survey

1st Edition

Michael J Breheny, Ronald Mcquaid

Routledge
Published March 27, 2018
Reference - 374 Pages
ISBN 9781138576742 - CAT# Y382756
Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

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Summary

This book, originally published in 1988, reviews the development of high technology industries at global and selected national and local levels, providing a unique insight into reasons for and consequences of such modern industrial development. It appraises government policies for assisting the development of this sector and focuses on the fact that high tech industry tends to be concentrated in particular regions of countries which attain the status of 'successful populations'. High technology industry seems to offer little benefit to declining manufacturing areas and the book offers explanations for these regional concentrations and assesses the likely consequences.

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