Technology, Globalisation and Multinationals

This second edition of the volume of Technology, Globalisation and Multinationals deals with issues relating to foreign direct investments (FDI); technology spillovers from FDI; in-house research and development (R&D) activities by enterprises; FDI in R&D; global technology spillovers; technology and trade, information technology (IT) and outsourcing; universities, academic institutions and industry relationships. There exist several excellent books dealing with most of these issues. For example, in the case of FDI and multinational enterprises we have outstanding works by Caves (2007) and Dunning (2008). Likewise, on globalisation of innovations we have a comprehensive volume by Reddy (2011).