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Differences in Technology Transfers to China Among European and Japanese Elevator Companies

Discussion Papers


by MIZUNO Junko
March 2007


This report analyzes technology transfers and education for local engineers within overseas subsidiaries of Japanese and European companies that have advanced into China, and examines differences among them. Based on the assumption that if the quality of trained local engineers is different, the international division of labor is also different, I aim to clarify how they are different.

Keywords: technology transfers, fostering local engineers, international division of labor
JEL classification: O14, O30

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