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Tables of Contents for Linking Local and Global Economies
The ties that bind: small and medium-sized enterprises in the global economy
PART I Theoretical approaches
Local and global commodity chains
Conceptualising technological capability building in SME clusters in developing countries
A Marxian--Schumpeterian--Veblenian theory of small industrial enterprise
PART II Exports, enterprise growth and learning
Productivity, international competitiveness and technology policy in Latin America
The internationalisation of small and medium-sized firms in Italy during the 1990s
Jeffrey B. Nugent
Export behaviour, firm size and productivity growth in Italy
PART III Global and local links: mutual support or divided attention?
Upgrading and technological regimes in industrial clusters in Italy and Taiwan
The East Asian crisis and beyond: new perspectives for linkages between SMEs and TNCs?
Can Nanjing's concentration of IT companies become an innovative cluster?
Meine Pieter Van Dijk
The garment boom in northern Mexico: role and opportunities for rural SMEs
Robine Van Dooren
PART IV Opportunities, obstacles and global rules
Market integration and production systems: SMEs in the Euro-Mediterranean region
Do small and medium-sized enterprises benefit from patent protection?
Carlos M. Correa
Global regulatory imperatives and small firms: the case of Indian pharmaceuticals
Tara S. Nair