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Promoting Silicon Valleys in Latin America : lessons from Costa Rica

Ciravegna, Luciano, 1978-

New York : Routledge 2012

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 4  (HC130 H53 C57 2012 )()

  • Title:
    Promoting Silicon Valleys in Latin America : lessons from Costa Rica
  • Author/Creator: Ciravegna, Luciano, 1978-
  • Publisher: New York : Routledge
  • Creation Date: 2012
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xv, 156 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-154) and index.
  • Subjects: High technology industries -- Latin America; Information technology -- Latin America; Industrial clusters -- Latin America; Industrial promotion -- Latin America
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-154) and index.
  • Contents: Introduction: searching for sustainable development models in Latin America
    Theoretical background
    Building ICT clusters in Latin America: the Costa Rican experience
    From foreign direct investment to multinational corporations' networks with local firms
    Financial networks: investors networks in the Costa Rican cluster
    Networks of Costa Rican ICT producers: local rivalries in a small market
    Innovation networks: linking academia and the private sector
    Local companies' networks with firms located abroad: building transnational social ties
    Conclusion.
  • OCLC Number: 712124125
  • Identifier: ISBN9780415685740;ISBN0415685745;ISBN9780203127285;ISBN0203127285;LCCN2011034710