Variations in the Catch Up Experience in the Semiconductor Industry in China, Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan
Rajah Rasiah, Xin-Xin Kong, Yeo Lin and Jaeyong Song (2012), “Variations in the Catch Up Experience in the Semiconductor Industry in China, Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan”, Malerba, F. and Nelson, R. (eds), Economic Development as a Learning Process: Differences Across Sectoral Systems, Cheltenham: Edw
Posted: 8 Aug 2013
Date Written: 2012
This chapter compares the technological catch up paths of the semiconductor industry in China, Korea, Malaysia and Taiwan. Using the sectoral innovation approach the chapter shows significant variations and extent of catch up enjoyed by these countries in the semiconductor industry such that it supports the evolutionary argument that the timing, industries and locations matter when analyzing technological catch up of industries.
Keywords: technology, semiconductor, China, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan
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