In the early 1970s, the Taiwanese government targeted electronics
as a "strategic" technology and heavily promoted it through various
policy instruments. since then, the Taiwanese electronics industry
has achieved outstanding success. Especially the semiconductor and
information products sectors. For example, today Taiwan is the
largest provider of personal computers and the the fifth largest
producer of integrated circuits. This book investigates the past
performance, current status, and future developments of Taiwain's
electronics industry. the information is based on the authors'
first-hand assessment of over a hundred electronics companies in
Taiwain; academic studies of Taiwan's electronics, computers,
and semiconductor industries; and Chinese language sources in
Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs, Institute of Industrial
Technology Research, and Institute for the Information Industry.
ISBN: 0-8493-3170-0, February 1997. c. 129 pp., $39.95
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