Taipei, Friday, November 28, 2014 14:04 (GMT+8)
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East-West Center professor Dieter Ernst
Photo: East-West Center [Feb 27, 2007]

Professor Dieter Ernst in his recently published paper 'Upgrading through innovation in a small network economy: Insights from Taiwan's IT industry,' writes that Taiwan's 'global high-tech factory' model is now experiencing decreasing returns, in terms of value added, profit margins and job creation. recently had an opportunity to talk to Ernst and discuss his views on the strengths and weaknesses of Taiwan's IT industry.

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