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Industrial upgrading through low-cost and fast innovation--Taiwan's experience

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Title: Industrial upgrading through low-cost and fast innovation--Taiwan's experience
Authors: Ernst, Dieter
LC Subject Headings: Industries - Taiwan
Technological innovations - Government policy - Taiwan
Taiwan - Economic policy
Strategic planning - Taiwan
Issue Date: Sep 2013
Publisher: Honolulu, HI : East-West Center
Series/Report no.: East-West Center working papers. Economics series ; no. 133
Abstract: This paper examines the forces that drive Taiwan's new strategy of "Upgrading through Low-Cost and Fast Innovation." The first section highlights characteristics of Taiwan's traditional "Global Factory" innovation model and examines the role of innovation policy in that model. Section 2 reviews fundamental weaknesses that define the requirements of Taiwan's new innovation strategy. Section 3 explores Taiwan's new strategy of "low-cost and fast innovation through domestic and global innovation networks." Finally, section 4 examines the role of government and key policies and initiatives in the IT industry.
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Pages/Duration: 18 p.
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