By Pookong Kee, Hidetaka Yoshimatsu
This selection of papers by means of prime students, company leaders, and executive officers discusses fresh advancements within the worldwide hobbies of individuals, items, providers, and data within the Asia-Pacific zone. Such routine are either the reason and outcome of the newest around of globalization, a strategy of particular importance to the Asia-Pacific zone. The lead paper via Professor Yuan-Tseh Lee, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry and previous President of Academia Sinica, bargains a private mirrored image on foreign schooling and the worldwide move of information and ability. one other lead paper by means of Ambassador Alfonso Yuchengco, one of many region's most valuable enterprise leaders and diplomats, presents insights on transnational companies and international relations, in particular within the ASEAN Plus-Three context and China's re-emergence as an international power.Other papers current new theoretical, coverage and empirical figuring out of overseas migration, alternate and funding pursuits, international logistics, and transnational flows of data know-how and architectural affects. The papers have been made attainable by means of the foreign clinical conferences provide of the Japan Society for the advertising of technological know-how (JSPS), Ministry of schooling, which inspires the involvement of younger students within the wider dissemination of information on problems with significant clinical and useful value to the overseas neighborhood.
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Uchida science and technology community is already in existence. The trend toward a more global system has many positive attributes, and thus national policymakers should not resist this development. Instead, they need to modify their domestic regulatory frameworks, such as immigration policies, licensing, and education, to bolster innovative capacity through improving the utilization of the globalized science and technology workforce. References Japan Immigration Association (1999). Statistics on Immigration Control.
Intellectual global networking is becoming stronger and more important in the knowledge-based economy. The “brain circulation” discussed by Professor Lee (see Chapter 1) is one dimension of this process. Innovative high-tech activities are connected with the global science community through the cyber infrastructure. As this trend is evident not only in OECD member countries, but also in East Asian newly industrialized countries (NICs), India and so on, I refrain from using the conventional concept “brain drain” in my discussion.
Instead, they need to modify their domestic regulatory frameworks, such as immigration policies, licensing, and education, to bolster innovative capacity through improving the utilization of the globalized science and technology workforce. References Japan Immigration Association (1999). Statistics on Immigration Control. Tokyo: Japan Immigration Association. Kobayashi, Shinichi and Yasharu Saito (2003). International Mobility of HighlySkilled Personnel. Trends in Japan and the World. Tokyo: National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (in Japanese).