Innovation and Technology in Korea

Challenges of a Newly Advanced Economy

Editors: Mahlich, Jorg, Pascha, Werner (Eds.)

  • Presents Korea's technological development and catching-up from an economic perspective
  • Details strategic aspects of Korea's innovation system
  • Covers a variety of approaches: general economic, industry-specific as well as cross-sectional
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Only inadequately perceived by the Western public, Korea has transformed into an economic heavy weight during recent decades. The Korean government believes it can turn it into one of the top 10 competitive economies until 2010. This goal does not sound overambitious as Korea has undergone tremendous efforts in order to forge ahead in the field of research and development. In some high tech industries, Korean firms have advanced into leading players in the global market place and are increasingly challenging their international competitors. Against this background, the volume offers an in-depth analysis of the Korean innovation system and shows how its science and technology policies actually work. As Korea’s economy is now reaching the status of a newly advanced economy, the book also takes a close look on ongoing structural changes in the course of economic globalization.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Introduction: Korea as a Newly Advanced Economy and the Role of Technology and Innovation

    Mahlich, Jörg (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

  • The Korean Innovation System: From Industrial Catch-Up to Technological Leadership?

    Hemmert, Martin

    Pages 11-32

  • The Development of Technological Capability and the Transformation of Inward FDI in Korea from 1962 to 2000

    Yun, Jin-Hyo Joseph

    Pages 33-54

  • On the Time Lag between Technology Policy and FDI Policy in Korea - A Comment on Jin-Hyo Joseph Yun’s Paper

    Pascha, Werner

    Pages 55-58

  • Paradigm Shift and Challenges for Korean Industry: Case Study of Samsung

    Rim, Kwan

    Pages 59-70

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Innovation and Technology in Korea
Book Subtitle
Challenges of a Newly Advanced Economy
Editors
  • Jorg Mahlich
  • Werner Pascha
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-7908-1914-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7908-1914-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7908-1913-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7908-2531-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 297
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