Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 03/2010

A new geography of innovation – China and India rising

Gert Bruche

April 2009

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment


This perspective explains the factors behind the sudden shift toward China and India for MNE R&D centers and explores how the financial crisis will affect China's and India's ability to continue to capture the R&D market. (Also available in Chinese.) A shorter version of this perspective was also printed in the Shanghai Daily.