1st Edition

Technological Transformation in the Third World: Volume 4
Developed Countries

ISBN 9781138479036
Published February 7, 2020 by Routledge
308 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1993, this book contains 3 studies from Finland, Greece and Japan. These countries were chosen because they experienced their technological transformation mainly during the 20th Century and it was considered that their experience would have some relevant lessons for the countries of the third world. Special attention is paid to Japan as its example has great relevance both for development theory and practical strategies.

Table of Contents

Preface. Part 1: Finland  Pentti Vartia and Synnöve Vuori

1. Introduction

2. The Economic and Technological Setting

3. Growth and Strucutral Changes in the Economy

4. Development in Technology-Embodying Inputs

5. Managing the Dynamics of Technological Transformation

6. Concluding Assessment

7. Appendix

Part 2: Greece Constantine V. Vaitsos and Tassos Giannitsis

1. Introduction

2. The Economic and Technological Baisis of Post-War  Development

3. Technology and Knowledge Inputs in the Productive System

4. The Dynamics of Technological Transformation

5. Conclusions

Part 3: Japan Mikoto Usui

1. Introduction to the First Phase of Industrialization

2. Industrial and Technological Development in Phase 1

3. Industrial and Technological Development During Phases 2 and 3

4. Introduction - The Heritage and the Key Element of Discontinuity

5. Growth and Structural Changes in the Economy

6. Industrial Policies

7. Managing the Dynamics of Technological Transformation

8. A Concluding Assessment

9. Statistical Tables

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Surendra J. Patel