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Technology Development in Developing Countries
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Volume: 38
Issue: 2
Pages: 118 - 120

The core argument of the authors is that while technology has become critical for competitiveness, the environment in which developing country enterprises create and use technology has become much more complex and dynamic thanks to greater integration with the world economy, the'global'strategies of multinational enterprises, changes in the rules of the game such as the World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreements, and the fast pace of technological change. To cope with this challenge, the ability to monitor, assess and forecast technology trends, build internal technological capabilities, enter into alliances, and be a part of multiple networks is important for these enterprises. Government's role is to facilitate firms to undertake these activities as has been done by India's Technology, Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) through the provision of (1) generic sectorwide technological …

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JournalEconomic and Political Weekly
ISSN00129976, 23498846
Open AccessNo