Institutions and Innovations: Moving Towards the Technology Frontier in the Electronics Industry in Malaysia

Rajah Rasiah 1996 “Institutions and Innovations: Moving Towards the Technology Frontier in the Electronics Industry in Malaysia”, Journal of Industry Studies, 3(2): 79-102.

Posted: 26 Jun 2013

Date Written: 1996

Abstract

This paper examines the the influence of institutions on innovation processes in the electronics industry in Malaysia. The paper argues that industry-level developments were the prime drivers of technological upgrading in the industry. The role of government was only important in providing incentives and basic infrastructure to attract retain multinational operations in the industry.

Keywords: Institutions, innovations, technological upgrading, electronics, Malaysia

Suggested Citation

Rasiah, Rajah, Institutions and Innovations: Moving Towards the Technology Frontier in the Electronics Industry in Malaysia (1996). Rajah Rasiah 1996 “Institutions and Innovations: Moving Towards the Technology Frontier in the Electronics Industry in Malaysia”, Journal of Industry Studies, 3(2): 79-102. , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2285220

Rajah Rasiah (Contact Author)

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University of Malaya
Faculty of Economics and Administration
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan 50603
Malaysia
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