Internationalisation of ICT R&D in Asia vis a vis the world regions
AbstractWe analyse the internationalisation of ICT R&D in Asia and compare it with the other world regions. Despite the strong linkages between Japan, the US and the EU, Asia seems to be very attractive as a location for R&D activities. It is also striking how the role of Japan as a partner of other Asian countries decreased mainly in favour of the US. At the aggregate level, there are strong differences in R&D internationalisation across regions. This might indicate that each region follows a different R&D internationalisation path. Alternatively, it might also be a sign of unequal capabilities of "going global". In this respect, the US offers an interesting example of a region which benefit from the process of internationalisation of inventive activity not only through building research collaborations with foreign inventors, but also through successfully capturing innovations developed by foreign researchers.
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Globalisation; R&D internationalization; R&D location; patent statistics;
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- NEP-CSE-2012-06-13 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-CWA-2012-06-13 (Central & Western Asia)
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- NEP-IPR-2012-06-13 (Intellectual Property Rights)
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