Recapturing the Taiwan Miracle: Diversifying the Economy Through Innovation and Collaboration

Big changes are underway in Taiwan. Its first female elected president, Tsai Ing-Wen, was inaugurated in May, heralding a break with the past in politics and public administration. In addition to the thorny entanglements between Taiwan and China, the island’s economic growth and competitiveness will be important issues for the new government to tackle in the coming years. The authors draw a roadmap to enable Taiwan to expand beyond technology manufacturing and leverage the benefits of globalization while solving the quandaries it presents.

Updated/Published June 6, 2019