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2017 | 3/2017 (70), t.2 | 167-189

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Determinants of the High-Tech Industry Development in Argentina and Brazil – The Case of the Aerospace and Pharmaceutical Industry



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Determinanty rozwoju przemysłu high-tech w Argentynie i Brazylii – przykład przemysłu lotniczego i farmaceutycznego

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Kraje Ameryki Łacińskiej (LAC) starają się naśladować kraje wysoko rozwinięte w celu przyśpieszenia swojego rozwoju gospodarczego. Najbardziej aktywnymi są w tym obszarze Argentyna i Brazylia. Od początku pierwszej dekady XXI wieku oba kraje rozpoczęły poszukiwanie nowego modelu polityki przemysłowej. Szczególną cechą obecnego podejścia jest dążenie do wzrostu znaczenia przemysłu high-tech. Do istotnych gałęzi high-tech w Argentynie i Brazylii należą sektory: lotniczy i farmaceutyczny. Efekty rozwoju tych sektorów są zróżnicowane.
Latin American countries (LACs) are trying to catch up with the developed countries. The most active in the field are Argentina and Brazil. Since the beginning of the noughties both countries have been searching for a new model of industrial policy. An important feature of such policy is the development of high-tech industry. Among high-tech sectors in Argentina and Brazil are aerospace and pharmaceutical sectors. The results of their development are diversified.




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  • Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Faculty of Management and Social Communication


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