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Economic Development, Policy Analysis, and Industrialization, Fall 2004
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Analyzes the theoretical and historical reasons why governments in latecomer countries have ...

Analyzes the theoretical and historical reasons why governments in latecomer countries have intervened with a wide array of policies to foster industrial development at various turning points: the initiation of industrial activity; the diversification of the industrial base; the restructuring of major industrial institutions; and the entry into high-technology sectors.

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Economics
Political Science
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Amsden, Alice Hoffenberg
Economic Development and Technical Capabilities, Spring 2004
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The economic growth of developing countries requires the acquisition of technological capabilities. ...

The economic growth of developing countries requires the acquisition of technological capabilities. In countries at the world technological frontier, such capabilities refer to cutting edge skills to innovate entirely new products. In developing countries, the requisite technological capabilities are broader, and include production engineering, project execution and incremental innovation to make borrowed technology work. Theories of technology acquisition are examined. The empirical evidence is taken from two sets of developing countries; the most advanced (Taiwan, Korea, India, China and Brazil) and the least advanced (Africa and Middle Eastern countries).

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Economics
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Amsden, Alice Hoffenberg
Ethics, Fall 2009
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This class analyzes the theoretical and historical reasons why governments in latecomer ...

This class analyzes the theoretical and historical reasons why governments in latecomer countries have intervened with a wide array of policies to foster industrial development at various turning points: the initiation of industrial activity; the diversification of the industrial base; the restructuring of major industrial institutions; and the entry into high-technology sectors.

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Philosophy
Education
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Internet Scout Project
M.I.T.
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Author:
Markovits, Julia