This title consists of three parts: ICT in emerging economies, covering China and India; the return of the dragons, covering South Korea and Taiwan; and Network knowledge and trade, covering regional networks of R&D centres, India as an S&T cooperation partner, Asian countries in the global production network, and Asia in the process of internationalisation of ICT and R&D.
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About the authors
About the contributors
FDI-led ICT R&D
ICT R&D offshoring
Networks of ICT technology and innovation
Part 1: IT in Emerging Economies: Chindia
Chapter 1: Information and communications technology sector in India
Chapter 2: China
The size of the ICT sector
ICT R&D expenditures
The major ICT players
Part 2: The Return of the Dragons
Chapter 3: South Korea
Size of ICT sector
ICT R&D expenditures, patents, and globalization of ICT sector
Korean ICT sector: company-level perspective
Chapter 4: Taiwan
The size of the ICT sector
The Taiwanese ICT sector: company-level perspective
Part 3: Networks of ICT Technology and Innovation
Chapter 5: Internationalization of ICT R&D: a comparative analysis of Asia, the EU, Japan, the U.S., and the RoW
Asia and the internationalization of R&D
Disentangling the R&D value chain
Data on the input and output of ICT R&D
Internationalization of ICT R&D input
Internationalization of ICT R&D output: patents-based evidence
The case of Asia
Chapter 6: Asia in the global ICT R&D network
Characteristics of the international R&D center network
The determinants of international R&D linkage
Chapter 7: Assessing India as a technology and innovation cooperation partner
A framework for assessing technology and innovation cooperation partners
Data and elaboration of patent-based indicators
Assessing India as an innovation collaboration partner
Chapter 8: Conclusion
Role of public policies and public sectors
Changing global production and innovation networks: Asia on the rise
Imbalance and weaknesses: catching up
Asian countries in the global production network
Giuditta De Prato works at the Institute for Prospective Technologies (JRC-IPTS), European Commission, Directorate-General JRC, the in-house Think Tank of the European Commission, supporting the EU policy-making process by developing science-based responses to the dynamically-changing innovation landscape. She worked at the university of Bologna and in the industry as a software developer and IT consultant.
Daniel Nepelski European Commission, Directorate-General JRC.
Daniel Nepelski also works at the Institute for Prospective Technologies (JRC-IPTS). Daniel worked at DIW Berlin, the German Institute for Economic Research, as a research associate and policy consultant. His background is economics and the main fields of interest include innovation economics, technological change and networks and complex systems.
Jean Simon JPS Public Policy, Sevilla, Spain.
Jean Paul Simon runs his own consulting company. He worked as a senior scientist at the IPTS, on ICT in BRICS countries, as well as on the economics of the media and content industries and the impact of digitization. He has held senior positions in the telecom industry.