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close this bookTechnology and Innovation in the International Economy (UNU, 1994, 239 p.)
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close this folder1. Relevance of innovation studies to developing countries
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View the document1.1 Introduction
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close this folder1.3 Implications for developing countries
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View the document1.3.1 Innovation studies and the accumulation of technological capabilities
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close this folder1.4 Concluding remarks
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View the document1.4.1 The relevance of innovation studies
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close this folder2. Biotechnology: Generation, diffusion, and policy
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close this folder2.2 The generation of biotechnology: Invention and innovation
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View the document2.2.1 The scientific base
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close this folder2.3 Economic effects of biotechnology
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close this folder2.4 Implications for the third world7
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close this folder2.6 Towards a general research agenda
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close this folder3. Microelectronics and the third world
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Edited by Charles Cooper

Director, United Nations University
Institute for New Technologies
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Edward Elgar
United Nations University Press

© United Nations University Institute for New Technologies 1994

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British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data
Technology and Innovation in the International Economy
I. Cooper, Charles
338.91

Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication Data
Technology and innovation in the international economy / edited by Charles Cooper. p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. Technological innovations-Developing countries.
2. Technological innovations-Economic aspects-Developing countries.
3. Technological innovations-Social aspects-Developing countries. I. Cooper, Charles, 1936-T173.8. T4236 1994
338.9'27-dc20

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Printed in Great Britain at the University Press, Cambridge