Ciravegna, Luciano (2011): Technological learning in the Silicon Valleys of Latin America. Published in: Journal of Development Studies , Vol. 7, No. 48 (2011)
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This study contributes to the understanding of the effects of FDI by illustrating that social networks affect technological learning in the Costa Rican ICT cluster in ways that the literature on technological capabilities failed to capture. It is based on extensive qualitative evidence collected by the author between 2004 and 2009.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Technological learning in the Silicon Valleys of Latin America.|
|Keywords:||FDI, clusters, Latin America, Silicon Valleys, technological learning, technological capabilities, ICT, software, high technology, social ties, social networks|
|Subjects:||R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R5 - Regional Government Analysis > R58 - Regional Development Planning and Policy
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F23 - Multinational Firms ; International Business
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business > F21 - International Investment ; Long-Term Capital Movements
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics ; Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology ; Economic Anthropology ; Social and Economic Stratification
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L86 - Information and Internet Services ; Computer Software
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O14 - Industrialization ; Manufacturing and Service Industries ; Choice of Technology
|Depositing User:||Luciano Ciravegna|
|Date Deposited:||29. Feb 2012 14:24|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 03:58|
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