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Asian Economic Policy Review (Vol. 10 Issue 1)

Innovation in East Asia

2015-01/24, Published

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Summary of this issue

 Policymakers in many Asia economies find that an increase in productivity is the way to achieve economic growth. They believe that innovation is a key to increase productivity. A major player in innovation is the private sector, but the public sector plays an important role. This issue takes up the issue of innovation in East Asia with an objective of identifying appropriate policies for promoting innovation.

Articles in this issue

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Editors’ Overview
 Takatoshi ITO (Columbia University)
 Kazumasa IWATA (Japan Center for Economic Research)
 Colin MCKENZIE (Keio University)
 Shujiro URATA (Waseda University)


Innovation and Economic Growth in East Asia: An Overview
 Albert Guangzhou HU (China Europe International Business School)

Different Impacts of Scientific and Technological Knowledge on Economic Growth: Contrasting Science and Technology Policy in East Asia and Latin America
 Yee Kyoung KIM (KISTEP)
 Keun LEE (Seoul National University)

The Nature of Innovative Activity and the Protection of Intellectual Property in Asia
 Difei GENG (Vanderbilt University)
 Kamal SAGGI (Vanderbilt University)

Determinants of International Research Collaboration: Evidence from International Co‐Inventions in Asia and Major OECD Countries
 Naotoshi TSUKADA (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS))
 Sadao NAGAOKA (Hitotsubashi University)

Escaping the Middle‐Income Trap in Southeast Asia: Micro Evidence on Innovation, Productivity, and Globalization
 Cassey LEE (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies)
 Dionosius NARJOKO (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA))

Measuring and Explaining Innovative Capability: Evidence from Southeast Asia
 Tomohiro MACHIKITA (Institute of Developing Economies (IDE))
 Yasushi UEKI (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA))

Takatoshi Ito: Professor, Columbia University
Kazumasa Iwata: President, Japan Center for Economic Research
Shujiro Urata: Professor, Waseda University

Managing Editor
Colin McKenzie: Professor, Keio University and Sciences Po

Associate Editors
Mohamed Ariff (Malaysia): Distinguished Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research, and Professor, International Center for Education in Islamic Finance
Muhammad Chatib Basri (Indonesia): Senior Lecturer, University of Indonesia
Chia Siow Yue (Singapore): Senior Research Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs
Hal Hill (Australia): Professor, Australian National University
Yiping Huang (China): Professor, Peking University
Akira Kojima (Japan): Advisor, Japan Center for Economic Research
Jong-Wha Lee (Korea): Professor, Korea University
Marcus Noland (USA): Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Chalongphob Sussangkarn (Thailand): Distinguished Fellow, Thailand Development Research Institute
Akihiko Tanaka (Japan): President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)