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Writer 관리자 Date 2008-11-03
Subject International project on Catch-up
Contents Professor Richard Nelson has with a group of scholars carried out research on catch-up. It is supported by Jeffrey Sachs, a renowned economist and the head of Earth Institute at Columbia University. Prof. Keun Lee has been a key participant of the group since the 1st conference held in May 2005. Prof. Lee has been involved in all the four theme groups, such as sectoral innovation system and catch-up, IPR and catch-up, growth of endogenous firms and catch-up, as well as university-industry network and catch-up .
He gave presentation of “Explaining Divergent Stories of Catch-up in Telecom Sectors in China, India, Brazil and Korea"--an article prepared in collaboration with S. Mani and M. Qing--in the workshops on "Sectoral Innovation Systems and Catch-up." These series of conferences, related to innovation system and catch-up, were held in November 2006 and May 2007 at Bocconi University in Milano, Italy. This group's work has been published as a book in 2011 by Edward Elgar with Malerba & Nelson as the editor.
Prof. Lee also presented the paper on “Roles of the IPRs in Technological Catch-up in Korea," at workshop held in Tokyo GRIPS in March 2007, as a part of the second catch up group : IPRs (intellectual Property rights) and catch-up. He presented a revised version in November 2008.This group’s outcome is published as a book by the Oxford Univ. Press in 2011, "IPRs, Development, and Catch-up.".
As for the third topic, another series of conferences, known as "Firm Capabilities and Catch-up of Developing Countries," has been held. In the conference in University of Manchester, England, he presented a brief summary of his article on firm capabilities of Korea and Taiwan. At the second workshop on the same topic, held in Columbia University, U.S.A, he presented the first draft of “Continuous Upgrading and Successive Entries for Sustained Catch-up: Firms from Korea and Taiwan,” a work jointly prepared with Prof. John Mathews. A revised version of the same article was presented at the third workshop on the topic, on September 19, Mexico City, Mexico. This group's book is also in print by the Oxford Univ. Press in 212, with Ed Amann and John Cantwell as the editors.
Regarding the fourth topic, the university-industry network and catch-up, there are three teams--the Latin American, the Asian and the African--to carry out research on. Prof. Lee is in charge of the Asian team, consisting of Korea, India, Malaysia, China, and Thailand. The study is supported by IDRC, an international development organization in Canada. The first workshop of this subgroup, "Role of Universities in Development," was held in Saigon, Vietnam in January 2007 where Prof. Lee gave presentation. Prof. Lee reported the main findings on university-industry network and catch-up in Asia, in Mexico City in September 2008, right before the Globelics conference. This groups final meeting was held in Sao Paulo in 2011, and will plan to have the book published in 2012.
Now, a new catch-up project will be launched in 2012, with a focus on the "change in the industrial leadership and catch-cycle," The idea is to discuss why the leadership change, esp by the latecomers, has been happending successively in many industries, such as steel, semi-conductor, wines, games, middle-sized aircrafts, IT services, shipbuiding, autos , etc. The first meeting to be held in June 2012 in Milan, and the second in Seoul, spring 2013.