Associate Professor of Strategy
Innovation; Technology; Patents; Growth; Asia;
Journal Article | Research Policy | 32 | June 2003
Technological Dynamism in Asia
The authors analyze innovation in emerging and newly industrialized economies over the past 30 years, with the emphasis being on Asian economies. They use US patent data to study how the innovative capabilities of Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore have expanded in relation to emerging economies in Asia and Latin America.They then carry out a sector-level analysis of innovation for South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, India and China. They also study the relative importance of foreign multinationals, business groups, individuals, domestic firms and research institutes in innovation.Finally, they study the overall concentration of innovative activity in Asian economies.