AUSTRALIA’S DEPENDENCE ON IMPORTED TECHNOLOGY – SOME ISSUES FOR DISCUSSION
By P.J. Morris
This article assesses the extent of Australia’s dependence on imported technology and discusses the effects this way have had on domestic research and development expenditure. Drawing upon recent studies of the operations of subsidiaries and branches of US multinational enterprises, some comments are made concerning their contribution to Australia’s technological development. In conclusion a number of policy issues are raised.
page: 144 – 159
Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation
Volume 1, Issue 1