Novos Estudos - CEBRAP
Print version ISSN 0101-3300
ARBIX, Glauco. Subtle mechanisms of growth: technology and economic growth.Translated byDavid Allan Rodgers. Novos estud. - CEBRAP [online]. 2008, vol.4Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 0101-3300.
The article deals with obstacles faced by developing countries to reach economic development. Passivity in technological learning, low productivity in relation to developed economies, adoption of spurious competitive advantages and reproduction of technological delay are presented as challenges to overcome. It states that breaking the passive strategy is the only way for these countries to build a better future.
Keywords : technology; economic development; public policy; developing countries.