Dieter Ernst

East-West Center

Senior Fellow

1601 East-West Road

Honolulu, HI 96848-1601

United States

Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Senior Fellow

57 Erb Street West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6C2

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (55)

1.

India's National Innovation System: Key Elements and Corporate Perspectives

East-West Center Working Paper
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 03 Apr 2010
Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (TUHH), Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), affiliation not provided to SSRN and East-West Center
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Citation 4

Abstract:

India, Innovation System, National Innovation System, Global Innovation, Internationalization of R&D

Partners for the China Circle? The Asian Production Networks of Japanese Electronics Firms

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 04 Apr 1998
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Partners for the China Circle? The Asian Production Networks of Japanese Electronics Firms

The China Circle, Barry Naughton (editor), The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., 1997
Posted: 09 Jul 1998
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract:

3.

The Complex Interaction Between Global Production Networks, Digital Information Systems and International Knowledge Transfers

ICER Working Paper No. 7/2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 May 2010 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Jarle Hildrum, Dieter Ernst and Jan Fagerberg
University of Oslo, East-West Center and University of Oslo - TIK - Senteret
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4.

Upgrading India's Electronics Manufacturing Industry: Regulatory Reform and Industrial Policy

East-West Center Special Study, 2014
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 14 Feb 2014
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
Downloads 80 (176,370)

Abstract:

Industrial Upgrading, Innovation, Industrial Policy, Innovation Policy, Regulatory reform, Electronics Industry, India

5.

Indigenous Innovation and Globalization: The Challenge for China's Standardization Strategy

D. Ernst, Indigenous Innovation and Globalization: The Challenge for China's Standardization Strategy, 2011
Number of pages: 136 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

Indigenous Innovation, China, Standardization, Globalization

6.

Global Technology Sourcing in China's Integrated Circuit Design Industry: A Conceptual Framework and Preliminary Findings

East-West Center Working Paper No. 131
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Dieter Ernst and Barry J. Naughton
East-West Center and University of California, San Diego - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), Economics
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Abstract:

Innovation Policy, Technology Transfer, China, Integrated Circuit Design

7.

Standards, Innovation, and Latecomer Economic Development – A Conceptual Framework

East-West Center Working Paper No. 134
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Feb 2014
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

Standards, Innovation, Industrial manufacturing, Economic Development

8.

Industrial Upgrading Through Low-Cost and Fast Innovation – Taiwan's Experience

East-West Center Working Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

Industrial Upgrading, Innovation, Taiwan, Electronics Industry

9.

America's Voluntary Standards System: A 'Best Practice' Model for Asian Innovation Policies?

East-West Center Policy Studies Series, No. 66, 2013
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
Downloads 35 (325,212)

Abstract:

Standardization, US Standards System, Innovation Policy, Asia

10.

Is the Information Technology Agreement Facilitating Latecomer Manufacturing and Innovation? India's Experience

East-West Center Working Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Feb 2014
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

Information Technology Agreement; Manufacturing; Innovation; India

Catching-Up, Crisis and Industrial Upgrading. Evolutionary Aspects of Technological Learning in Korea's Electronics Industry

Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Vol. 15, 1998
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 4

Abstract:

Industrialization, industrial upgrading, industrial policies, electronis industry, financialo crisis, Korea

Catching-Up, Crisis and Industrial Upgrading: Evolutionary Aspects of Technological Learning in Korea's Electronics Industry

Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Vol. 15, Issue 2, 1998
Posted: 06 Dec 1999
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract:

12.

Standard-Essential Patents within Global Networks - An Emerging Economies Perspective

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

standards, patents, standard-essential patents, market imperfections, global production networks, China, emerging economies

13.

China's Bold Strategy for Semiconductors – Zero-Sum Game or Catalyst for Cooperation?

East-West Center Working Papers: Innovation and Economic Growth Series, No. 9, September 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

China, innovation policy, industrial policy, semiconductors, impact on global semiconductor industry, zero-sum game, international cooperation

14.

Advanced Manufacturing and China's Future for Jobs

East-West Center Working Papers: Innovation and Economic Growth Series, no. 8, August 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

Advanced manufacturing, Jobs, Skills, service jobs, China development model, China Manufacturing 2025 Plan (MIC2025), China's Internet Plus Plan, premature deindustrialization

15.

Information Technology in the Learning Economy: Challenges for Developing Countries

in: E. Reinert, ed, 2004, Globalization, Economic Development and Inequality, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham
Posted: 03 May 2016
Dieter Ernst and Bengt-Åke Lundvall
East-West Center and Aalborg University

Abstract:

information technology as an enablere of learning, challenges for developing countries, US versus Japanese innovation model

16.

Pathways to Innovation in Asia's Leading Electronics-Exporting Countries - A Framework for Exploring Drivers and Policy Implications

International Journal of Technology Management, 29, p. 6-20.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 3

Abstract:

innovation, knowledge diffusion, global production networks, multinational corporations, innovation strategy,technology diversification,Asia,electronics industry, electronic design.

17.

Searching for a New Role in East Asian Regionalization: Japanese Production Networks in the Electronics Industry

Beyond Japan: The Dynamics of East Asian Regionalism, Cornell University Press Paperbacks, Peter J. Katzenstein and Takashi Shiraishi, eds., 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Global Production Networks, Japanese production networks, electronics industry, Asia

18.

Innovation Offshoring and Asia's Electronics Industry - The New Dynamics of Global Networks

International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development,Vol.1, No.4
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

innovation offshoring, GINs, global innovation networks, chip design, Asian electronics, TNCs, transnational corporations, TNCs, global factory, global value chains

19.

Beyond the Global Factory Model Innovative Capabilities for Upgrading China IT Industry

Int. J. Technology and Globalization, Vol.3, No.4, pp.437 – 459.,
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

China, ICT, innovative capabilities, global factory, innovation, industrialisation, global networks, industrial upgrading, venture capital, technology catching-up, information technology, communications, technology diversification

20.

The New Mobility of Knowledge: Digital Information Systems and Global Flagship Networks

in: Latham, R. and S. Sassen (eds.), Digital Formations: IT and New Architectures in the Global Realm, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 2

Abstract:

mobility of knowledge, digital information systems, global flagship networks

21.

China's Innovation Policy is a Wake-Up Call for America

in Asia Pacific Issues, May 2011, East-West Center
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 3

Abstract:

China's innovation policy; US innovation policy; US-China cooperation in science and technology

22.

The Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation - Implications for China's Policy on Information Security Standards

East-West Center Working Papers, No. 108, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst and Sheri Martin
East-West Center and Independent
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Abstract:

cyber secuirty, information secuirty standards, Common Criteria for IT Secuirty evaluationb, China's policy on Cyber security

23.

Asia's 'Upgrading Through Innovation' Strategies and Global Innovation Networks: An Extension of Sanjaya Lall's Research Agenda

in Transnational Corporations, Vol.17,No.3: P.31-57, December, special issue Essays in Honor of Sanjaya Lall
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Sanjaya Lall,industrial upgrading, innovation, global innovation networks, transnational corporations, Asia

24.

Innovation Offshoring-Root Causes of Asia's Rise and Policy Implications

Chapter 3 in: Palacio, Juan J. (Ed.), Multinational Corporations and The Emerging Network Economy in the Pacific Rim, Co-published with the Pacific Trade and Development Conference (PAFTAD), London: Routledge
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Innovation offshoring, global innovation networks, Asia role in global innovation networks

25.

National Sovereign Economy, Global Market Economy, and Transnational Corporate Economy

Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XXXVI No. 2 June 2002
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst and Terutomo Ozawa
East-West Center and East-West Center
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Abstract:

National sovereign economy, transnational corporate economy, world economic system, welfare implications of globalization, innovation, global networks

26.

Technological Capabilities and Export Success in Asia

Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia, Routledge, 1998
Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract:

Technological Capabilities, Global Production Networks, Export Competitiveness, Electronics Industry, Textiule Industry, Asia

27.

Innovation Offshoring and Outsourcing: What are the Implications for Industrial Policy

International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development, 2008 Vol.1, No.3: pp.309 - 329
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 1

Abstract:

innovation offshoring, Global Innovation Networks, GINs, Trans-National Corporations, TNCs, Industrial Upgrading, industrial policy, brain drain, national innovation systems, innovation clusters

28.

International Production Networks in Asia. Rivalry or Riches?, Edited by Michael Borrus, Dieter Ernst, and Stephan Haggard

International Production Networks in Asia. Rivalry or Riches, edited by Michael Borrus, Dieter Ernst, and Stephan Haggard, Routledge, London and New York, 2000
Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract:

global production networks; electronics industry; Asia; regional integration

29.

Global Production Networks. The Case of China

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Academic Press
Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract:

Global Production Networks, Global Innovation Networks, Global Technology Sourcing, Trade and Innovation in Global Networks, China

30.

Trade and Innovation in Global Networks Regional Policy Implications, a Think Piece

Chapter 3 in Jos Leijten, ed., Can Policy Follow the Dynamics of Global Innovation Platforms? The International Innovation Policy Network of the Six Countries Programme, Delft
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

Trade and innovation, global production networks, global innovation networks, industrial upgrading, regional policy

31.

Innovation Offshoring: Asia's Emerging Role in Global Innovation Networks

East-West Center, East-West Center Special Report # 10, July 2006
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 11

Abstract:

Offshoring of innovation, Global innovation networks, Asia's role, chip design

32.

Global Production Networks and the Changing Geography of Innovation Systems. Implications for Developing Countries

Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2002, Vol.11 (6), pp.497-523
Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract:

globalization, development and diffusion of technology, growth of the firm and networks, innovation and knowledge, industrial dynamics

33.

Upgrading Through Innovation in a Small Network Economy: Insights from Taiwan's IT Industry

Economics of Innovation and New Technology Vol. 19, No. 4, 295–324, June 2010,
Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract:

globalization, internationalization of R&D, global innovation networks, global production networks, learning, innovation, innovation policies, industrial upgrading, Taiwan, IT industry

34.

From Catching Up to Forging Ahead? China's New Role in the Semiconductor Industry

Solid State Technology May 2016
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

China, innovation policy, semiconductor industry, catching-up strategy, foreign firms in China

35.

Global Production Networks in East Asia's Electronics Industry and Upgrading Perspectives in Malaysia

in Shahid Yusuf, M. Anjum Altaf and Kaoru Nabeshima (eds.), Global Production Networking and Technological Change in East Asia, The World Bank and Oxford University Press (2005)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 6

Abstract:

Global production networks, electronics industry, Asia's upgrading perspectives

36.

Electronics Industry

in: The International Encyclopedia of Business and Management (IEBM), Handbook of Economics, editor: William Lazonick, International Thomson Business Press, London
Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract:

electronics industry, industrial organization, competition puzzles, global flagship networks

37.

Digital Information Systems and Global Flagship Networks: How Mobile is Knowledge in the Global Network Economy?

in: J.F. Christensen (ed.), The Industrial Dynamics of the New Digital Economy, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Networks, knowledge diffusion,information systems,multinational corporations, Internet,industry dynamics, capabilities, global production networks

38.

Governing the Global Knowledge Economy: Mind the Gap!

East-West Center Working papers, Economics Series, No.93, Jaunary 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Global Governance, Global Knowledge Economy

39.

Globalization, Convergence, and the Transformation of International Production Networks in Electronics in East Asia

Business and Politics, De Gruyter, Vol.1, No.1,1999
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst and John Ravenhill
East-West Center and Australian National University
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Abstract:

40.

International Production Networks And Changing Trade Patterns in East Asia: The Case of the Electronics Industry

Oxford Development Studies, Vol.26, No.2, 1998
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst and Paolo Guerrieri
East-West Center and University of Rome "La Sapienza" - Department of Economics
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Citation 3

Abstract:

international trade; international investment; economic development; business strategies; networks; Japan; USA; Asia; electronics industry

41.

From Catching Up to Forging Ahead: China's Policies for Semiconductors

East-West Center Special Study, 2015
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

China innovation policy, China semiconductor industry, China Industrial policy

42.

Beyond Value Capture - Exploring Innovation Gains from Global Networks

East-West Center Workshop on Mega-Regionalism - New Challenges for Trade and Innovation
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

Global production network, global innovation networks, global value chains, value capture, innovation, trade and innovation, innovation policies, trade policies, mega-regional trade agreements.

43.

Production and Innovation Networks, Global

Encyclopedia of Global Studies, Vol. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

Global production networks, global innovation networks, global corporations

44.

Toward Greater Pragmatism? China's Approach to Innovation and Standardization

Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, Brief No. 18, August 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

China, innovation policy, standardization, convergence

45.

Can Chinese IT Firms Develop Innovative Capabilities within Global Knowledge Networks?

Hancock, Marguerite G., H.S. Rowen, and W.F. Miller, editors, China's Quest for Independent Innovation, Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center and Brookings Institution Press, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

China's innovative capabilities, global networks

46.

Global Production Networks, Knowledge Diffusion and Local Capability Formation

Research Policy, Vol. 31, No. 8/9, 2002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst and Linsu Kim
East-West Center and Korea University - College of Economics and Commerce
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Citation 21

Abstract:

International business strategy, Global production networks, Multinational Corporations, Organizational Knowledge, Knowledge diffusion, capability formation, local suppliers

47.

China's Emergent Political Economy – Insights from the IT Industry

in C. McNally, editor, China’s Emergent Political Economy – Capitalism in the Dragon’s Lair Routledge" Routledge, 2008,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst and Barry J. Naughton
East-West Center and University of California, San Diego - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), Economics
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Abstract:

China, IT industry, China industrial strategy

48.

Global Strategic Patenting and Innovation – Policy and Research Implications

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

intellectual property, patents, the governance of patent systems, innovation, the geography of China

49.

Limits to Modularity -- Reflections on Recent Developments in Chip Design

Industry and Innovation, Vol. 12, No. 3, 303-335, September 2005
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract:

Modularity; Innovation; product development; electronic design; firm strategy; firm organization; industry studies; electronics

50.

A New Geography of Knowledge in the Electronics Industry? Asia's Role in Global Innovation Networks

East-West Center Policy Studies series #54, 2009
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Geography of Knowledge, Knowledge Economy, Globalization, Global Innovation Networks, Electronics Industry, Asia

51.

Complexity and Internationalization of Innovation: Why is Chip Design Moving to Asia

International Journal of Innovation Management, Volume 09, Issue 01, March 2005, special issue in honor of Keith Pavitt
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Citation 10

Abstract:

complexity, internationalization of innovation, globalization, chip design, Asia

52.

The Information Technology Agreement, Manufacturing and Innovation – China's and India's Contrasting Experiences

East-West Center Workshop on Mega-Regionalism - New Challenges for Trade and Innovation
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

Information Technology Agreement, China, India, trade liberalization, electronics manufacturing, trade policy, industrial policy

53.

From Catching Up to Forging Ahead in Advanced Manufacturing – Reflections on China's Future of Jobs

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center
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Abstract:

Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing Employment, China Industrial Strategy,Technology and Future of Job

54.

Limits to Modularity - Reflections on Recent Developments in Chip Design, Industry and Innovation, 2005

Industry and Innovation, Vol.12, No.3, 303-335, September 2005
Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract:

Modularity; Innovation; product development, electronic design, firm strategy, firm organization, industry studies, electronics

55.

High-Tech Competition Puzzles: How Globalization Affects Firm Behavior and Market Structure in the Electronics Industry

Revue d'Economie Industrielle, No. 85, 3rd Quarter 1998
Posted: 22 Dec 1998
Dieter Ernst
East-West Center

Abstract: