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International Competitiveness and Technological Change
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International Competitiveness and Technological Change

Marcela Miozzo and Vivien Walsh

Abstract

This book analyses the role of technological change in the competitiveness of firms and national economies. This includes an examination of the roles of R&D spending, and the organizational and technological capabilities of firms in the encouragement of innovation; the way institutions in various nations differ in the way in which they encourage, or discourage, innovation; and the way in which different industrial sectors provide, or fail to provide, incentives to innovate; and the ways in which trade, the operation of multinationals and international trade negotiations influence national prod ... More

Keywords: R&D spending, innovation, incentives to innovate, multinationals, international trade, national production, organizational structures, technological capability, economic performance, service sector

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199259236
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259236.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcela Miozzo, author
Professor of Economics and Management of Innovation, Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester
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Vivien Walsh, author
Professor in Innovation Management, Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester
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