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Will China Eat Our Lunch? Some Thoughts on China's State-Driven Policies to Become a Global High-Tech Leader
Thursday, February 9, 2012
2135 Social Science & Media Studies Bldg.
China is investing heavily in “indigenous innovation,” in an effort to become less dependent on export-oriented low-cost manufacturing, and more self-reliant as a global high-tech leader. In this panel, members of CNS-UCSB’s Globalization and Nanotechnology Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) overview the basic issues, discuss China’s approach to high-tech industrial policy, and present research findings illustrating some outcomes for the Chinese economy and nanotechnology industries.