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South-South technology transfer to Laos through face-to-face contacts

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  • Norasingh, Xaysomphet
  • Machikita, Tomohiro
  • Ueki, Yasushi

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This study examines South–South technology transfers to Laos from China, Thailand, and Vietnam. South–South technology transfers, through face-to-face (F2F) contacts with business partners in the three nations, have positive correlations with process improvements for Lao firms. The F2F contacts with partners in Thailand have positive correlations with the introduction of new products by foreign-owned firms in Laos.

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  • Norasingh, Xaysomphet & Machikita, Tomohiro & Ueki, Yasushi, 2015. "South-South technology transfer to Laos through face-to-face contacts," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 68(7), pages 1420-1425.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jbrese:v:68:y:2015:i:7:p:1420-1425
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.01.025
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