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The impact of technology transfer on employment and income distribution in developing countries : a survey of theoretical models and empirical studies

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  • Piva, Mariacristina

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Reviews theoretical models of technology transfer, identifies measurement problems and analyses its positive and negative consequences in developing countries. Examines empirical studies on the impact of technology transfer on productivity, employment and income distribution.

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Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 366690.

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Length: 35 pages
Date of creation: 2004
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Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:366690

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Keywords: technology transfer; technological change; productivity; employment; income distribution; developing countries; choice of technology; skill; transfert des techniques; changement technologique; productivité; emploi; répartition du revenu; pays en développement; choix de technologie; qualifications; transferencia de tecnología; cambio tecnológico; productividad; empleo; distribución del ingreso; países en desarrollo; elección de tecnología; calificación;

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  2. Vivarelli, Marco, 2012. "Innovation, Employment and Skills in Advanced and Developing Countries: A Survey of the Literature," IZA Discussion Papers 6291, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Sami SAAFI & Fouzi SBOUI, 2011. "LES OPPORTUNITES DES INVESTISSEMENTS DIRECTS ETRANGERS LES OPPORTUNITES DES INVESTISSEMENTS DIRECTS ETRANGERS, DIFFUSION TECHNOLOGIQUE ET DEMANDE DE LA MAIN-D’OEUVRE PAR QUALIFICATION DES INDUSTRIES," Working Papers 240, Laboratoire de Recherche sur l'Industrie et l'Innovation. ULCO / Research Unit on Industry and Innovation.

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