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Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Technology, and Globalization: Introduction to a Special Issue on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Global Economy

  • Acs, Zoltan J
  • Preston, Lee

This paper is an introduction to the special issue on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Global Economy. The paper gives a broad outline of globalization, the role of technology, and examines the role that small and medium-sized enterprises play in the global economy. We focus on foreign direct investment of small technology based firms and how their innovations diffuse into the global economy. Copyright 1997 by Kluwer Academic Publishers

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Volume (Year): 9 (1997)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 1-6

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Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:9:y:1997:i:1:p:1-6
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