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From underdogs to tigers : the rise and growth of the software industry in Brazil, China, India, Ireland, and Israel

Author: Ashish Arora; Alfonso Gambardella
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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Given that the software industry is commonly viewed as a high-tech industry, how is it that its spectacular growth has occurred in countries where high-tech industries would not seem likely to develop? This book examines the reasons behind this phenomenon, and asks whether it suggests a new model of economic development.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
From underdogs to tigers.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004026997
(OCoLC)57010011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ashish Arora; Alfonso Gambardella
ISBN: 9780191534614 0191534617 1423757203 9781423757207 0199275602 9780199275601
OCLC Number: 64637675
Description: 1 online resource (x, 313 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella --
The Indian software industry / Suma S. Athreye --
The Irish software industry / Anita Sands --
The Israeli software industry / Dan Breznitz --
The Brazilian software industry / Antonio J. Junqueira Botelho, Giancarlo Stefanuto, and Francisco Veloso --
The Chinese software industry / Ted Tschang and Lan Xue --
Organizational capabilities and the rise of the software industry in the emerging economies : lessons from the history of some US industries / Ashish Arora, Alfonso Gambardella, and Steven Klepper --
The role of the multinational companies / Marco Giarratana, Alessandro Pagano, and Salvatore Torrisi --
Sojourns and software : internationally mobile human capital and high-tech industry development in India, Ireland, and Israel / Devesh Kapur and John McHale --
Bridging the gap : conclusions / Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ashish Arora and Alfonso Gambardella.
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In 1980, the Indian software industry was practically non-existent. By the 1990s the industry was one of the largest employers in manufacturing. This book examines the reasons behind this phenomenon,  Read more...

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