Innovation in China: Its global role, firms' behaviour and government policy

Xing Shi

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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This dissertation provides new insights into the innovative behaviour of Chinese manufacturing firms during China's transition from a resource-driven to an innovation-driven economy. It has four core chapters. The first study is an exploration of China's changing approach towards innovation and the responses of various economic sectors. The second core chapter is a
comprehensive analysis of both internal and external determinants of firms' innovative behaviour. The third study examines whether university-industry collaboration promotes firms' innovation efficiency. The fourth study focuses on the assessment of the impact of government intervention on firms' innovation performance.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
  • Wu, Yanrui, Supervisor
  • Tyers, Rodney, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date12 Jan 2018
Publication statusUnpublished - 2017


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