International Technology Transfer: Major Issues and Policy Responses

Farok J. Contractor, Tagi Sagafi-Nejad

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International Technology Transfer emerged as a separate field of inquiry in the 1970s and has since inspired a large literature. This paper identifies and reviews the major aspects of the field. Policy responses of technology supplying firms and nations and of recipient countries are examined. Directions for further research are indicated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-135
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of International Business Studies
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1981

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business and International Management
  • General Business, Management and Accounting
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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