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Analysing the Development Implications of Technological Innovations from China to SSA economies: A Conceptual Framework

Atta-Ankomah, Richmond (2015). Analysing the Development Implications of Technological Innovations from China to SSA economies: A Conceptual Framework. Innovation, Knowledge and Development (IKD), Open University.

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Abstract

China’s relationship with Africa has grown enormously, especially in the last two decades. From trade to foreign direct investment and official development assistance to migration, there are many myths surrounding the relationship between China and Africa, some of which are being dispelled through research. However, the academic community is still at an early stage in researching this evolving relationship and its impact on Africa economies. A significant gap remains in the literature in the area of technology transfer from China to African economies and developing countries in general. This paper seeks to present a literature review on various issues on technology, developing a conceptual framework that will guide future research in analysing the impact of technology transfer from China on recipient developing countries as well as informing policy.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2015 The Author
Keywords: technology; developing countries; technology transfer; technology choice
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 43547
Depositing User: Richmond Atta-Ankomah
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2015 15:46
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 21:43
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/43547
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