The ASIALICS Organising Committee invites full paper submissions for the 14th ASIALICS Conference to be held in Tehran, Iran 30-31 August, 2017.
The main theme of the conference is Technological learning, innovation and catching-up in the context of international collaborations.
Paper submission deadline: 8 June, 2017
The conference will explore, among other things, the modes of technological learning and innovation within the context of international collaborations for successful catching-up. For West-Asia it is important to learn from the experiences of East-Asia’s successful countries while at the same time exploring its own way based on capabilities and conditions.
Original papers pertaining to the issues of technological learning and innovation, capability building, catching-up and even development in different levels (i.e. firms, industries or countries) are welcome.
West-Asian countries, especially the Middle-East region, is characterized by rich diversity of resources, religious heritage, warm climate, especial geographical location and somehow a turbulence political situation. Analysis of the role of each of those factors in the success or failure stories within this region is highly welcome.