Temporary Knowledge Ecologies
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Temporary Knowledge Ecologies

The Rise of Trade Fairs in the Asia-Pacific Region

Edited by Harald Bathelt and Gang Zeng

Temporary Knowledge Ecologies investigates and theorizes the nature, rise and evolution of trade fair knowledge ecologies in the Asia-Pacific region. It provides a comprehensive overview of trade fairs in this key world region applying a comparative perspective that involves highly diverse developed and developing countries. The book identifies (i) knowledge generation and transfer processes through trade fairs, (ii) interrelationships between industrial specialization and trade fair specialization, and (iii) linkages between economic development, industrial policy and trade fair development.
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Chapter 13: Upgrading of latecomer industries in Taiwan and the case of the Taipei International Machine Tool Show

Liang-Chih Chen and Ling-I Chu

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13. Upgrading of latecomer industries in Taiwan and the case of the Taipei International Machine Tool Show Liang-­Chih Chen and Ling-­I Chu INTRODUCTION Trade shows have long been a key promotional medium for firms in the machine tool industry (C...

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