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Trade, Growth and Technical Change - Daniele Archibugi

Trade, Growth and Technical Change

By: Daniele Archibugi (Editor), Jonathan Michie (Editor)

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Published: 27th April 1998
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New trade theory, new growth theory and the developing literature on national systems of innovation have combined to produce an explosion of interest over the past two decades around issues of trade, growth and technical change. A similar focus has dominated public policy debates. This book represents a major contribution to such debates, focusing as it does on the interconnections between technology, on the one hand, and economic growth and international trade on the other. It identifies and explains the links between these various processes, and explores the effects of technical change on both growth and trade. This book has clear policy relevance: market forces alone are seen to be far from adequate for the efficient generation, transfer and diffusion of innovation, while public policy is identified as playing a key role for a truly innovative economy.

'... the book comprises an interesting set of applied articles on technology, growth and trade and is worth a read.' Sally Thorpe, Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Preface
Foreword
Trade, growth and technical change: what are the issues?
The economics of technical change
Uneven (and divergent) technological accumulation among advanced countries: evidence and a framework of explanation
Technology and growth in OECD countries, 1970-1990
R & D activities and cross-country growth comparisons
Aggregate convergence and sectoral specialization in innovation. Evidence for industrial countries
International patterns of technological accumulation and trade
Trade on high-technology markets and patent statistics - leading edge versus high level technology
High-technology industries and international competition
User-producer interaction, learning and comparative advantage
Index
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ISBN: 9780521556415
ISBN-10: 0521556414
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 294
Published: 27th April 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.4