José Eduardo Cassiolato

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The concept of National Systems of Innovation, stressing the importance of knowledge and innovation in explaining the economic performance of firms and countries, has become accepted as a useful way to understand the interactions occurring in the process of generation and diffusion of technologies and the institutional diversity which is part of this(More)
Since the late 70s and during the 80s Brazil has developed significant technological capabilities in telecommunications as a result of explicit public policies and of interactions between the local R&D centre (CPqD), universities and other research institutions, equipment suppliers and the operating companies. This has led to the emergence of a telecom(More)
A significant part of the growth potential of the world economy for the coming decades resides mostly in some large less developed countries. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have such potential. More than just that, BRICS are thought as having the capacity to “change the world” by the threats and opportunities they represent from the(More)
Based on an exploratory discussion, the aim of this article is to investigate whether there is evidence of regressive specialization in the foreign trade pattern of the Brazilian pharmaceutical industry since trade liberalization in the 1990s. A descriptive statistical analysis drew on data for foreign trade in pharmaceutical and organic chemical products,(More)
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