Technological Capabilities and Export Success in Asia
Edited by Dieter Ernst, Tom Ganiatsos, Lynn Mytelka
Routledge – 1998 – 360 pages
What accounts for export success? A team of international contributors show that learning and capability formation are critical to sustain competitiveness. Through a series of case studies of firms in the textile and garment and electronics industries of five Asian economies - Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam - Technological Capabilities and Export Success in Asia demonstrates that cheap labour, combined with currency devaluation, is no longer sufficient for export success.