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Innovation and the State: Political Choice and Strategies for Growth in Israel, Taiwan, and Ireland

Dan Breznitz


The 1990s brought surprising industrial development in emerging economies around the globe: firms in countries not previously known for their high-technology industries moved to the forefront in new Information Technologies (IT) by using different business models and carving out unique positions in the global IT production networks. This book asks why economies of different countries develop in different ways, and the answer relies on exhaustive research into the comparative experiences of Israel, Taiwan, and Ireland—states that made different choices to nurture the growth of their IT industri ... More

Keywords: industrial development, emerging economies, high-technology industries, information technologies, business models, IT production networks, economic development, production, innovation, foreign firms

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780300120189
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300120189.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dan Breznitz, author