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Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

Edmund Amann and John Cantwell


The rise of innovative firms in emerging market economies is an increasingly topical issue. However, the literature has lagged behind in helping us understand this phenomenon. Aiming to shed more light on the processes through which innovative firms in emerging markets have developed, this book analyzes a variety of firm‐level experiences. These are drawn from a range of key countries, sectors, and institutional contexts. The book finds that the rise of innovative firms in emerging market countries has been influenced by shifts in the institutional, technological, and policy environment — in p ... More

Keywords: innovative firms, emerging market countries, policy environment, institutional context, international business interactions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199646005
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646005.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Edmund Amann, editor
Reader in Development Economics, University of Manchester

John Cantwell, editor
Professor of International Business, Rutgers University

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Part I The Theoretical and Empirical Context

Part IIA Innovative Firms in Emerging Markets Country Experiences (Asia)

3 China

Huiping Li and John Cantwell11

4 India

Dinar Kale

5 Malaysia1

Rajah Rasiah

6 South Korea and Taiwan

Keun Lee and John A. Mathews

Part IIB Innovative Firms in Emerging Markets Country Experiences (Latin America)

7 Brazil

Edmund Amann and Paulo N. Figueiredo

8 Argentina

Anabel Marin and Martin Bell

Part III Comparative Conclusions

9 Conclusions

Edmund Amann and John Cantwell

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