Strategies Against Technological Exclusion: The Contribution of the Sustainable Development Concept to the Process of Economic Inclusion of Developing Countries
PROBLEMY EKOROZWOJU – PROBLEMS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 2013, vol. 8, no 2, 67-74
8 Pages Posted: 11 Jul 2013
Date Written: June 11, 2013
The article is on the technological dimension of exclusion, which concerns the states underprivileged in transnational economic processes, phenomenon, which is of crucial importance for development and growth. The article deals with the consequences of unbridled economic growth, unequal access to technological progress, in the context of the current paradigm of sustainable development. Nowadays, developing countries lack the capacity to access and utilize the newest advances in science and technology. Technology, as crucial contribution to the sustainable development, needs to be the poor and nature orientated. Its diffusion, production, adaptation and usage should be universal in order to provide social inclusion and enhancement of the economically excluded nations.
The author aims to present theoretical models of economic growth, sustainable development strategies of developed and highly developed countries, as well as the strategies implemented in order to prevent developing countries from the technological, and hence economic exclusion.
Keywords: sustainable development, transnational capital, technology transfer, exclusion, economic growth
JEL Classification: O13, Q20, Q32, Q41, R11, M14
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