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- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 55.00 US$ 47.30
This study surveys the manner in which 17 different countries have evolved systems for technological innovation. Methods are compared not only in large, industrialized nations, but also in developing countries and smaller nations with high incomes. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
The slowdown of growth in Western industrialized nations in the last twenty years, along with the rise of Japan as a major economic and technological power (and enhanced technical sophistication of Taiwan, Korea, and other NICs) has led to what the authors believe to be a "techno-nationalism." This combines a strong belief that technological capabilities... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Until recently, economists studying economic development have tended to consider it as a universal process, or focussed their attention on common aspects. This book originates from the growing recognition of significant sectoral differences in economic development and examines the catching-up process in five different economic sectors: pharmaceuticals,... more...
- University of California Press 1994; US$ 33.95 US$ 27.16
Log cabins and wagon trains, cowboys and Indians, Buffalo Bill and General Custer. These and other frontier images pervade our lives, from fiction to films to advertising, where they attach themselves to products from pancake syrup to cologne, blue jeans to banks. Richard White and Patricia Limerick join their inimitable talents to explore our national... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 45.00 US$ 38.70
This comprehensive study is a collection of original articles that view the current state of knowledge of the convergence hypothesis. The hypothesis asserts that at least since the Second World War, and perhaps for a considerable period before that, the group of industrial countries was growing increasingly homogeneous in terms of levels of productivity,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 57.99 US$ 49.87
This handbook looks to provide academics and students with a comprehensive and holistic understanding of the phenomenon of innovation. The editors have carefully selected and designed twenty-one contributions from leading academic experts within their particular field, each focusing on a specific aspect of innovation. These have been organized into... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 57.99 US$ 49.87
For most countries, economic development involves 'catching up' with leading countries. This needs more than physical assets and labour: it requires technological capabilities, educational attainment, entrepreneurship, and development of the necessary institutional infrastructure, including intellectual property rights, particularly patents. more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89
This collection of original articles looks at the convergence hypothesis, which asserts that since the Second World War, industrial countries were growing increasingly homogeneous in terms of productivity, technology, and per capita incomes. The book examines patterns displayed by individual industries within countries as well as the aggregate economies,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book brings together a collection of empirical case studies featuring a wide spectrum of medical innovation. While there is no unique pathway to successful medical innovation, recurring and distinctive features can be observed across different areas of clinical practice. This book examines why medical practice develops so unevenly across and... more...