Catch up and innovative firms in emerging economies
|Starts:||13:00 7 Dec 2015|
|Ends:||14:00 7 Dec 2015|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Manchester Institute of Innovation Research|
|Venue opening hours:||1-2pm (coffee from 12.30pm)|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
This seminar will review the results of a multi-year research project led by Edmund Amann (Manchester) and John Cantwell (Rutgers) which examined the ways in which select firms operating in emerging markets have built up significant technological capability. As well as discussing the conceptual framework and methods employed, the discussion will also centre on relevant policy lessons as well as the scope for potential future research. The experiences of enterprises located in China, India, Brazil, South Korea - among other countries - will be reviewed.
Ed Amann completed his PhD. at Manchester in 1996. He then moved to St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. In September 2000 Ed moved back to Manchester where he is now Reader in Development Economics. He is currently Head of Discipline Area (Teaching & Operations) and is also co-Director of the DFID-funded International Research Programme on Brazil and Africa. In addition to his position at Manchester, Ed is Visiting Professorial Lecturer at The Paul H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University and Lemann Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Illinois.
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Role: Reader in Development Economics
Organisation: University of Manchester
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