Economic policymakers throughout the world are looking increasingly toward technology-related business activities to encourage economic growth. In Technology Companies and Global Markets, 39 leading experts-from academia, business, and government-representing 15 nations consider diverse topics on the foremost edge of technology generation, transfer, and diffusion. Together, they provide a multi-disciplinary perspective where topics of science, engineering, and technology intertwine with business, trade, and economic growth. Sections: I. Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship in a Global Context; II. Technology Generation, Transfer and Diffusion; III. Entrepreneurship and High Technology Industry; IV. Capital and New Technology Companies; V. Creating Entrepreneurs; VI. Economic Development Strategies; VII. Programs to Promote Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
David V. Gibson is Assistant Professor in the Department of Management Science and Information Systems in the College and Graduate School of Business and a Research Fellow at IC2 Institute, the University of Texas at Austin. He is a co-editor of University Spin Off Companies. (Rowman & Littlefield, 1991).