(Article of periodic en Allemand - 2007)

Document title

Ankerländer- Neue Akteure in der globalen Wissensgesellschaft (Allemand)
Nouveaux pays industrialisés : de nouveaux acteurs de la société mondiale du savoir

published at : Schwellenländer (Allemand)
Les pays en pointe

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

STAMM A. (1) ; ALTENBURG T. (2) ;
(1) Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, Bonn, ALLEMAGNE
(2) Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, Bonn, ALLEMAGNE


The enormous discrepancies in income between industrialized and developing countries are mostly based on different capabilities to acquire and absorb new technological knowledge. Presently a historically unique trend can be observed by which industries and services are transferred into emerging economies. This includes knowledge-intensive production of complex goods and services. Does this mean that income discrepancies are melting down quickly? Not yet. The transfer of even very complex productions has become easier today, the road towards efficient innovation systems however is still long. The essay demonstrates that some emerging economies, close up to innovative countries because of their accumulation of capital, their investments in education and the size of their markets. - (IfL)


Thematical fascicle

published at : Geographische Rundschau / ISSN 0016-7460

Editor : Westermann, Braunschweig - ALLEMAGNE (1949)

Millesime : 2007, vol. 59, no 9 [pp. 12-19]
Published in 2007

Bibliographic references : 24 ref.

Collation : fig.




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