The Enclave Economy: Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development in Mexico's Silicon Valley
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BeschreibungAnalyzes the extent to which foreign investment in Mexico's information technology sector brought economic, social, and environmental benefits to Guadalajara.
PortraitKevin P. Gallagher is Assistant Professor of International Relations at Boston University and Senior Researcher at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University. He is the author of Free Trade and the Environment: Mexico, NAFTA, and Beyond and other books. Lyuba Zarsky is Associate Professor of International Environmental Policy at the Monterey Institute for International Studies and Senior Research Fellow at the Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University. She is a contributing editor of Investment for Sustainable Development: Balancing Rights and Rewards.
Pressestimmen"Mexico was the ninth biggest economy in the world and the greatest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America in 2007. Why has FDI failed to transfer technology, develop cleaner production processes, form human capital, and offer high quality employment specifically in the IT industry in such a country? This book provides excellent reflections on these issues as well as on the inadequate public policies behind these frustrating results. A very valuable contribution to the search for a new, successful economic development strategy for Mexico and other developing countries." Claudia Schatan, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Mexico City, and author of Maquiladoras and the Environment in Mexico
Untertitel: 'Urban and Industrial Environments'. Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MIT PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2007
Seitenanzahl: 214 Seiten