Title: Roles, models and development trends of hi-tech industrial development zones in China

Authors: Li Lingji, Hu Ping, Zhang Lei

Addresses: Tsinghua University Science Park, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China. ' Institute of Education, School of Public Administration, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, China. ' Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Abstract: This paper focuses on the development of hi-tech Industrial Development Zones in China. Following the historical review and simple comparison of Economic-Technological Development Area (ETDA) and Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone (HIDZ), it examines three management models of HIDZ: government-oriented, enterprise-oriented and comprehensive management models. Furthermore, the paper explores HIDZ roles on Chinese economic development. Finally, it summarily analyses the new four trends of HIDZ in China.

Keywords: economic-technological development area; ETDA; hi-tech industrial development zones; HIDZ; high-tech industry; incubator; university sci-tech park; USP; economic reform; economy development policy; China.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2004.005313

International Journal of Technology Management, 2004 Vol.28 No.3/4/5/6, pp.633 - 645

Available online: 20 Sep 2004 *

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