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Technology & Management Centre for Development


The overall aim of the Technology and Management Centre for Development (TMCD) is to carry out cutting-edge research to further our understanding of the development of technology and management in the developing world. It is a world-wide platform for interdisciplinary research in this area.

Its main research includes the role of international trade and foreign direct investment in economic growth and development; industrial policy and industrialisation; innovation and technological capabilities; managerial capabilities and corporate development; and technology for development

Xiaolan Fu

Advisory Board
Adrian Wood (University of Oxford)
Anne Miroux (UNCTAD)
Augusto L Alcorta (UNIDO)
Rongping Mu (Chinese Academy of Science)
Steve Rayner (University of Oxford)
Valpy FitzGerald (University of Oxford)
Wing Thye Woo (University of California at Davis)
Peter Tufano (University of Oxford)
Nandini Gooptu (University of Oxford)

Technology and Management Centre for Development
Oxford Department of International Development
University of Oxford
Queen Elizabeth House
3 Mansfield Road
Oxford OX1 3TB, UK

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 281800
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 281801

TMCD is most grateful to DFID, Cairncross Foundation, EPSRC, ESRC, ILO, UNIDO and the John Fell Fund for their generous support

WMCRK Dissanayake

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