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Paper: Upgrading through innovation in a small network economy: insights from Taiwan’s IT industry, Economics of Innovation and New Technology Vol. 19, No. 4, June 2010, 295–324

Article: A Smart Response to China’s ‘Indigenous Innovation’ Policies, East-West Center, May 21, 2010


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New EWC working paper, January 2010 "The Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation - Implications for China's Policy on Information Security Standards" by Dieter Ernst and Sheri Martin

EWC/NBR Oct 14 Beijing conference “Standards and Innovation Policy in the Global Knowledge Economy – Core Issues for China and the US” , with downloadable presentations,


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Beijing Standards and Innovation policy conference
on “Standards and Innovation Policy in the Global Knowledge Economy – Core Issues for China and the US” with officials, scholars and corporate executives from China, the US, and the EU.

Website: http://cdn.nbr.org/announcements/email/NBR_200909_ChinaStand.html

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New study: "A New Geography of Knowledge in the Electronics Industry? Asia’s Role in Global Innovation Networks", in Policy Studies #54, August 2009, East-West Center, Honolulu, USA

"China's Stimulus Package -- A Catalyst for Recovery", in Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 35, June 3, 2009

"Will Asia use crisis as catalyst for change?", in China Daily, April 24, 2009

"Beyond the Global Factory Model Innovative Capabilities for Upgrading China IT Industry", Int. J. Technology and Globalization

"China’s Emergent Political Economy – Capitalism in the Dragon’s Lair" (editor: Chris McNally), Routledge, 2007

"Can Chinese IT Firms Develop Innovative Capabilities within Global Knowledge Networks?", in: "China's Quest for Independent Innovation" (Marguerite Gong Hancock, Henry S. Rowen, and William F. Miller, editors), Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center and Brookings Institution Press, 2007

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Dr. Dieter Ernst, senior fellow and professor at the East-West Center (Honolulu, USA) is an authority on global production networks and R&D internationalization in high-tech industries and on Asia’s industrial and innovation policies, with a focus on standards and intellectual property rights. He was a senior advisor to the OECD, Paris; research director of the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE) at the University of California at Berkeley; and professor of international business at the Copenhagen Business School. 

His recent books include A New Geography of Knowledge in the Electronics Industry? Asia’s Role in Global Innovation Networks (2009), Innovation Offshoring-Asia's Emerging Role in Global Innovation Networks (2006),  International Production Networks in Asia. Rivalry or Riches?(2000), and Technological Capabilities and Export Success - Lessons from East Asia(1998)

Recent book chapters include "Can Chinese IT Firms Develop Innovative Capabilites Within Global Knowledge Networks?", in:China's Quest for Independent Innovation (Marguerite Gong Hancock, Henry S.Rowen, and Willliam F. Miller, editors), Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center and Brookings Institutions Press 2008; "Innovation Offshoring-Root Causes of Asia's Rise and Policy Implications", Chapter 3 in: Palacio, Juan J.(Ed.), 2007, Multinational Corporations and the Emerging Network Economy in the Pacific Rim. Co-published with the Pacific Trade and Development Conference (PAFTAD), London: Routledge; "China's Emerging Industrial Economy-Insights from the IT Industry, (with Barry Naughton), in: C. McNally (ed.), China's Emergent Political Economy-Capitalism in the Dragon's Lair, Routledge 2007; "Searching for a New Role in East Asian Regionalization - Japanese Production Networks in the Electronics Industry", Chapter 7, in: Peter J. Katzenstein and Takashi Shiraishi, eds., Beyond Japan: The Dynamics of East Asian Regionalism, Cornell University Press Paperbacks, 2005; "The New Mobility of Knowledge: Digital Information Systems and Global Flagship Networks", in: Latham, R. and S. Sassen (eds.), Digital Formations. IT and New Architectures in the Global Realm, Princeton University Press, 2005; "Information technology in the learning economy: challenges for developing countries", (with Bengt-Ake Lundvall), in Erik S. Reinert, ed., Globalization, Economic Development and Inequality: An Alternative Perspective, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2004; "Global Production Networks in East Asia's Electronics Industry and Upgrading Perspectives in Malaysia", in Shahid Yusuf, M. A. Altaf and Kaoru Nabeshima (eds.), Global Production Networking and Technological Change in East Asia, The World Bank and Oxford University Press, 2004; "Digital Information Systems and Global Flagship Networks: How Mobile is Knowledge in the Global Network Economy?", in: J.F. Christensen (ed.), The Industrial Dynamics of the New Digital Economy, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2003; and "Electronics Industry," in: The International Encyclopedia of Business and Management (IEBM), Handbook of Economics, editor: William Lazonick, International Thomson Business Press, London, 2002.

Recent articles in refereed journals include  "Innovatin Offshoring and Asia's Electronics Industry-the New Dynamics of Global Networks"(2008), International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development; "Innovation Offshoring and Outsourcing: What are the Implications for Industrial Policy?"(2008), International Journal of Technological Learning, Innovation and Development; "Upgrading through Innovation in a Small Network Economy: Insights from Taiwan's IT industry"(2009), Economics of Innovation and New Technology; "Asia's 'Upgrading through Innovation' Stragegies and global innovation networks: an extension of Sanjaya Lall's research agenda", in Transnational Corporations, Vol.17,No.3: P.31-57, December 2008, special issue Essays in Honour of Sanjaya Lall;"Beyond the Global Factory Model: Innovative Capabilities for Upgrading China's IT Industry" (2007), International Journal of Technology and Globalisation, Vol.3, No.4: p.437-460; "The Offshoring of Innovation", Far Eastern Economic Review, 2006; "Complexity and Internatonalisation of Innovation: Why is Chip Design Moving to Asia?", International Journal of Innovation Management, 2005; "Limits to Modularity - Reflections on Recent Developments in Chip Design", Industry and Innovation, 2005; "Pathways to Innovation in Asia's leading electronics-exporting countries - a framework for exploring drivers and policy implications", International Journal of Technology Management, 2005; "Global Production Networks, Knowledge Diffusion and Local Capability Formation," with Linsu Kim, Research Policy, special issue in honor of Richard Nelson and Sydney Winter, 2002; "Global Production Networks and the Changing Geography of Innovation Systems. Implications for Developing Countries," Economics of Innovation and New Technologies , 2001; "National Sovereign Economy, Global Market Economy, and Transnational Corporate Economy," with Terutomo Ozawa, Journal of Economic Issues, 2002; and "The Evolution of a Digital Economy. Research Issues and Policy Challenges," Economia e Politica Industriale, 2001.    

Dr. Dieter Ernst
Senior Fellow and Professor
East-West Center, Honolulu
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848-1601

Tel: (808) 944-7321
Fax: (808) 944-7399
E-Mail: ernstd@EastWestCenter.org
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Senior Fellow, East-West Center, Hawaii


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