Technology Institutions and Policies. Their Role in Developing Technological Capability in Industry
AbstractThis study of six industries in eight economies examined the role in building industrial technological capability played by outside sources particularly technology institutions (TIs) such as research and standards organizations and by directed policies such as tax incentives. It concluded that TIs have made a profound difference on industrial technology development where there are sufficient imperatives such as a competitive environment or manufacturing for an overseas quality-driven market pushing fimrs to improve their technology.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Bank - Technical Papers in its series Papers with number 383.
Length: 44 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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TECHNOLOGY ; INDUSTRY ; INCENTIVES;
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