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Knowledge patterns and sources of leadership: Mapping the semiconductor miniaturization trajectory

Marianna Epicoco
2013 Research Policy  
Secondly, we analyze the geographical and organizational distribution of the knowledge pattern, thus disclosing the relative capabilities of national organizations in generating new knowledge along the  ...  This paper aims at investigating the sources of leadership in the semiconductor industry by mapping the pattern of knowledge advancement that pushed the miniaturization trajectory and the national organizations  ...  In Korea, two main agencies emerged with important contributions in the field of communication technologies: the ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) and the KAIST (Korea Advanced  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.respol.2012.06.009 fatcat:y2dkv2cvsnbexdnh7nbtrbimqu

Product market regulation and productivity convergence

Paul Conway, Giuseppe Nicoletti, Donato de Rosa, Faye Steiner
2007 OECD Economic Studies  
This effect is reflected in cross-country differences in ICT investment and speeds of catch up of sectoral productivity, which are significantly influenced by differences in product market regulation.  ...  In the case of Canada, the results suggest that remaining regulatory barriers to competition in a few key non-manufacturing sectors may have prevented the economy from benefiting to the full extent from  ...  This is especially the case in ICT-using sectors.  ... 
doi:10.1787/eco_studies-v2006-art9-en fatcat:zehapaoacrbeplp4mr76fleyau

Spatial Integration of Corporate R&D and Mass Production Activities in High-tech Manufacturing: A Case Study of Samsung Electronics

Kyung-Min Nam
2009 The Korea Spatial Planning Review  
This paper argues that the high-tech manufacturing sector's location pattern in favor of the Capital Region is a key variable that can explain both divergent local manufacturing performance and Korea's  ...  My major findings from the case study of Samsung Electronics (SEC) can be summarized as follows.  ...  This work is also greatly indebted to constructive feedbacks for its earlier drafts from track chairs and discussants at the 46th  ... 
doi:10.15793/kspr.2009.62..007 fatcat:ldnlecmbxfcmnbnnszm2yzajru

Canada's Productivity Performance in International Perspective

Dirk Pilat
2005 International Productivity Monitor  
The third section focuses on multifactor productivity (MFP) growth, or the overall efficiency of labour and capital, and some of the factors that may have influenced the pick-up in MFP growth in certain  ...  Further empirical findings and policy recommendations, focusing on the role of firm dynamics, regulatory factors and information and communications technology (ICT), were released in 2003 and 2004 (OECD  ...  In the case of Canada, restrictions on FDI in the services sector remain relatively high compared to other OECD countries (OECD, 2004c and 2005).  ... 
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João Amato Neto, Rita De Cassia Fucci Amato
2014 Independent Journal of Management & Production  
by the techno-scientific revolution and its implications on the new lean and flexible production paradigm and on the (re)organization of work in the modern industry.  ...  Among the most complex subjects that affect modern society in this early millennium, the problem of relationships between the educational patterns and the work organization seems to be one of the most  ...  at the level of production systems of the information-intensive type, whose companies act, as a rule, in the most modern and dynamic economic sectors.  ... 
doi:10.14807/ijmp.v5i3.185 fatcat:xuzfc4f4prgwzpeuwcqot2ron4

Globalisation, industrial diversification and productivity growth in large European R&D companies

Michele Cincera, Julien Ravet
2012 Journal of Productivity Analysis  
The pattern by technology level (i.e. sectors classified as High-, Medium-and Low-Tech, based on Table 2 ) is also reported.  ...  We use the information available in the Amadeus database only: the NACE code that corresponds to the main industry sector for the subsidiaries.  ...  importance of subsidiaries in the EU, North America and Asia-Pacific regions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11123-012-0315-x fatcat:q4ef3jlxqbcslc4fiee2blsega

Lessons for Canada from International Productivity Experience

Andrew Sharpe
2007 International Productivity Monitor  
The objective of this paper is to develop a more comprehensive understanding, from a policy perspective, of key drivers of labour productivity in selected OECD countries and their impact on enhanced productivity  ...  The paper first presents some general lessons from the productivity performance of OECD countries and international evidence of productivity drivers based on the OECD growth project and productivity studies  ...  • Deregulation: MGI highlights the airline, telecommunications and banking industries as cases in which deregulation has boosted productivity, and in which countries that have chosen to delay  ... 
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Technological capabilities and Samsung Electronics' international production network in East Asia

Youngsoo Kim
1998 Management Decision  
produced overseas divided by the total unit quantity produced overseas and in the home country. a The figure of Sharp's overseas production ratio. b The figure of Sanyo's overseas production ratio.  ...  CTV Korea NA 19 % 20 % 27 % 28 % Japan 63 % 67 % 72 % 86 % a NA VCR Korea NA 16 % NA 17 % 20 % Japan 29 % 36 % 48 % 71 % b NA Note: Overseas production ratio in the table is the ratio of the unit quantity  ...  In the case of microwave ovens, the cost of the Sanyo product, manufactured in Southeast Asia for the OEM market, was 13% cheaper than that made in Korea. The same is true for the components.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00251749810232592 fatcat:j7if6k3fcrf47nexxkavwgkbpi

ICT Productivity in Agriculture

Anoj Chhetri
2016 Journal of Extension Systems  
This papers presents some research findings on the ICT productivity stating that farmers using AgICT in farming activities have increased 5.91 % of their farm productivity compared to the immediate past  ...  This paper describes about how to apply information and communication technologies (ICTs) to solve agricultural problems.  ...  for development of agriculture sector through empowerment and unification of access to the available knowledge and information.  ... 
doi:10.18765/jes.v32i1.10948 fatcat:ubo3vk3zrjfkjpuchd4znj6wlu

The Enigma of US Productivity Slowdown: A Theoretical Analysis

Abdul Ghafoor Awan, Rana Ejaz Ali Khan
2014 American Journal of Trade and Policy  
Information technology is a small sector and growth in this sector during 1990s has not brought any significant impact on US economy.  ...  The individual share of these sectors in the US GDP has been determined to analyze their effects on productivity growth.  ...  This country is a knowledge base economy and its economic growth depends on new ideas, new products and new inventions in major sectors of the economy.  ... 
doi:10.15590/ajtp/2014/v1i1/54042 fatcat:7ivtfdup4bgcvkj555l56k2tme

A Study On The Productivity Of Koreas Industrial Sector With IT Technology Capital And R&D Stocks Variation

Chuhwan Park, Tae-Woong Park, Byoung-Moo Heo
2011 International Business & Economics Research Journal  
When it comes to this research conclusion, we know that IT technology capital and R&D stocks shocks affect the growth of Koreas industrial sector.  ...  This paper examines the effects of IT technology capital and R&D stocks variation on the growth of Koreas industries with time series approaches.  ...  However, it is indicated that analysis is much limited, owing to restriction using annual data and must keep pace with panel data analysis additionally, which can sort out this kind of problems in the  ... 
doi:10.19030/iber.v1i10.3982 fatcat:saaleuikmzaj5l2wgk77pqt66q

ICT Penetration and Aggregate Production Efficiency: Empirical Evidence for a Cross-Section of Fifty Countries

Alexandre Repkine
2008 Social Science Research Network  
increase productive efficiency in case of the poorest nations, while in the more developed countries such gains have been largely exhausted.  ...  Our empirical findings suggest that increasing the per capita telecommunications capital in the form of land line and mobile telephones, computers, Internet access and the like is likely to considerably  ...  This study thus presents general results on the positive link between ICT capital stock accumulation and productive efficiency for a comprehensive set of countries and a long time period, which can be  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1112542 fatcat:vvxyfoevgfasbomstllslwpcjy

Regulation, productivity and growth: OECD evidence

G. Nicoletti, S. Scarpetta
2003 Economic Policy: A European Forum  
At the same time, both privatisation and entry liberalisation are estimated to have a positive impact on productivity in all sectors.  ...  Strict product market regulations-and lack of regulatory reforms-are likely to underlie the relatively poorer productivity performance of some European countries, especially in those industries where Europe  ...  These aggregate data mask wide differences in both the sectoral presence of public enterprises and cross-sectoral patterns of privatisation.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1468-0327.00102 fatcat:grernmz4effp5gscm27swk4t7e

Industry-Specific Knowledge Spurs Productivity: An Application of Panel Cointegration

Petra Zloczysti
2011 Social Science Research Network  
drives productivity in the respective sector.  ...  Using data for 14 OECD countries and 13 sectors for the period 1985-2004, this paper analyzes the significance of the linkage between channels of international knowledge spillovers and total factor productivity  ...  knowledge by the trading patterns of countries.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1927246 fatcat:h7xpisy275byfpnaixh7yosvpi

China's Shallow Integration: Networked Production and the New Challenges for Late Industrialization

Edward S. Steinfeld
2004 World Development  
Second, it reflects tensions between the political economic imperatives of successful post-socialist transition and the institutional imperatives for upgrading in networked economies.  ...  Third, it reflects uncertainty surrounding the adjustment of traditional industrial policy to the new demands of development through participation in global supply chains.  ...  Is a semiconductor foundry in the electronics industry, or, since its chips go into cell phones, in the telecommunications sector?  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2004.04.003 fatcat:svreo4wv5vcxvbf6lc56odb7ly
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