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Understanding the high tech sector in the Cape Metropolitan Region: a contribution to the development of a regional strategy for high tech industry

  • Amanda Driver
  • James Hodge

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    (Genesis Consulting (James Hodge))

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    The aim of this working paper is to contribute to a strategy for developing the high tech sector in the Cape Metropolitan Region (CMR) through a better understanding of the high tech firms that already exist. It investigates the following: - which high tech firms operate in the CMR; - why they chose to locate here; - what problems they face; - what would help them to expand and grow.

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    Paper provided by University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit in its series Working Papers with number 00037.

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    Length: 55 pages
    Date of creation: Mar 2000
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    Publication status: Published in Working Paper Series by the Development Policy Research Unit, March 2000, pages 1-55
    Handle: RePEc:ctw:wpaper:00037
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    1. James Hodge, 1998. "The Midrand area: An emerging high-technology cluster?," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(5), pages 851-873.
    2. Robert H Mcguckin & Thomas A Abbott Iii & Paul E Herrick & Leroy Norfolk, 1989. "Measuring The Trade Balance In Advanced Technology Products," Working Papers 89-1, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
    3. Christian Rogerson, 1998. "High-technology clusters and infrastructure development: international and South African experiences," Development Southern Africa, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(5), pages 875-905.
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