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When small states make big leaps : institutional innovation and high-tech competition in Western Europe

Author: Darius Ornston
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012
Series: Cornell studies in political economy
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Darius Ornston explains how several of Europe's technological laggards, in particular Denmark, Finland, and Ireland, managed to assume leading positions in new, high-tech industries: biotechnology,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
When small states make big leaps.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012004510
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darius Ornston
ISBN: 9780801450921 0801450926 9780801465963 0801465966
OCLC Number: 897198255
Description: 1 online resource (x, 234 p.)
Contents: Introduction : recasting corporatism --
The paradox of high-tech corporatism --
The crisis of low-tech production in Denmark, Finland, and Ireland --
From price-fixing cartels to research consortia : rapid restructuring in Finland --
From social protection to skill formation : diversified high-tech production in Denmark --
A low-end producer in high-tech markets : economic adjustment in Ireland --
Comparing corporatisms --
Conclusion : explaining institutional innovation
Series Title: Cornell studies in political economy
Responsibility: Darius Ornston

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