Cluster-based Industrial Development: An East Asian Model by Tetsushi Sonobe

Cluster-based Industrial Development: An East Asian Model

byTetsushi Sonobe

Hardcover | July 11, 2006

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Despite its utmost importance, the issue of industrial development has been largely neglected in the literature for the last few decades. The authors have conducted comparative case studies between Chinese and Japanese industries.

About The Author

TETSUSHI SONOBE is a Professorial Fellow at the Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID) and a Professor at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan. He received a PhD in Economics from Yale University and taught at Tokyo Metropolitan University from 1992 to 2003.KEIJIRO OTSUKA is a Pro...

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Title:Cluster-based Industrial Development: An East Asian ModelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:July 11, 2006Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230004830

ISBN - 13:9780230004832

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Table of Contents

Introduction * The Development of Industrial Clusters in East Asia * The Geography of Industrial Development in East Asia * An Inquiry into Merchant-Led Industrialization: The Garment Industries in Zhejiang and Hiroshima * An Inquiry into Engineer-Led Industrialization: The Motorcycle Industries in Japan and Chongqing * Innovation in Industrial Clusters: The Machine Tool Industry in Taichung and the Low-Voltage Electric Machinery Industry in Wenzhou * The Changing Roles of Imitation and Innovation in Industrial Clusters: The Printed Circuit Board Industry in Northern Taiwan and Jiangsu Province * Towards an Endogenous Model of Industrial Development