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Asia S Innovation Systems In Transition

ISBN 10 : 9781847201737
ISBN 13 : 1847201733

The success of Asian economies (first Japan, then Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and, more recently, China and India) has made it tempting to look for an Asian model of ..


Contemporary Issues In Construction In Developing Countries

ISBN 10 : 9781136940699
ISBN 13 : 1136940693

Economic growth and socio-economic development are particuliarly important for developing countries, and the construction industry plays a central role in driving both of these. Tr..


Handbook Of Innovation Systems And Developing Countries

ISBN 10 : 9781849803427
ISBN 13 : 1849803420

The innovation systems (IS) approach emerged as a theoretical framework in the industrialized world in the mid-1990s to explain innovation and growth in the developed world. This H..


Towards A Sustainable Asia

ISBN 10 : 9783642166754
ISBN 13 : 364216675X

This series of books are the output of the research project called "Sustainable Development in Asia (SDA)", which was initiated by the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia ..


Can East Asia Compete

ISBN 10 : 9780821383421
ISBN 13 : 0821383426

East Asian economies of the 1980s and much of the 1990s were among the most competitive exporters of manufactured products and were also able to sustain growth rates far higher tha..


Universities In Transition

ISBN 10 : 1441975098
ISBN 13 : 9781441975096

Globalization, the information age, and the rise of the knowledge-based economy are significantly transforming the way we acquire, disseminate, and transform knowledge. And, as a r..


Vulnerability Of Land Systems In Asia

ISBN 10 : 9781118854914
ISBN 13 : 1118854918

This book provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of land systems vulnerability assessment in Asia - fundamental to the understanding of the link between global change, en..