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Technical innovation and British economic performance

by University of Sussex. Science Policy Research Unit.

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and indexes.

      StatementScience Policy Research Unit, Sussex ; edited by Keith Pavitt.
      ContributionsPavitt, Keith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC260.T4 B74 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 353 p. ;
      Number of Pages353
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4227279M
      ISBN 100333262255
      LC Control Number80507399

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      This book contains a set of 11 case studies from 10 countries about the economic benefits of standards from the company perspective across numerous sectors. The studies collected were undertaken between around October and June in South East Asia (Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam), Southern Africa (Botswana and South Africa. technical definition: 1. relating to the knowledge, machines, or methods used in science and industry: 2. relating to. Learn more.


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The slowdown of growth in Western industrialized nations in the last twenty years, along with the rise of Japan as a major economic and technological power (and enhanced technical sophistication of Taiwan, Korea, and other NICs) has led to what the authors believe to be a techno-nationalism.

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