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Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Joseph Wong
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-15 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

After World War II, several late-developing countries registered astonishingly high growth rates under strong state direction, making use of smart investment strategies, turnkey factories, and reverse-engineering, and taking advantage of the postwar global economic boom. Among these economic miracles were postwar Japan and, in the 1960s and 1970s, the so-called
Biotechnology: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Language: en
Pages: 2183
Authors: Management Association, Information Resources
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-07 - Publisher: IGI Global

Biotechnology can be defined as the manipulation of biological process, systems, and organisms in the production of various products. With applications in a number of fields such as biomedical, chemical, mechanical, and civil engineering, research on the development of biologically inspired materials is essential to further advancement. Biotechnology: Concepts, Methodologies,
Comparative Approaches to Biotechnology Development and Use in Developed and Emerging Nations
Language: en
Pages: 592
Authors: Bas, Tomas Gabriel, Zhao, Jingyuan
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-19 - Publisher: IGI Global

The development of biotechnological innovations is quickly becoming a globalized phenomenon as emerging nations are making major strides to compete with more developed economies. Though efforts to bridge the gap between emerging and developed nations have been successful, there are still many barriers that need to be overcome. Comparative Approaches
Rising to the Challenge
Language: en
Pages: 598
Authors: National Research Council, Policy and Global Affairs, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Committee on Comparative National Innovation Policies: Best Practice for the 21st Century
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-06 - Publisher: National Academies Press

America's position as the source of much of the world's global innovation has been the foundation of its economic vitality and military power in the post-war. No longer is U.S. pre-eminence assured as a place to turn laboratory discoveries into new commercial products, companies, industries, and high-paying jobs. As the
GMO China
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Cong Cao
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-02 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

In China, as elsewhere, the debate over genetically modified organisms has become polarized into anti- and pro-GMO camps. Given the size of China’s population and market, much is at stake in conflicts over regulation for domestic as well as international actors. In this book, Cong Cao provides an even-handed analysis