The notion of knowledge-based economy premises that technological knowledge be created, accumulated and disseminated through
the interactive learning among principal actors in the national system. This paper analyzes, from a dynamic perspective, the
structure of inter-industrial technological knowledge. Both human-driven disembodied channel and capital-driven embodied channel
are investigated based on network analysis. The set of empirical data covers the Korean manufacturing sector during the 1980s.
Overall, density of network tends to be increasing over time, implying that knowledge network becomes expanded and intensified.
A number of distinctive features are identified between knowledge types and industrial categories. The findings in turn render
important policy implications that should be addressed when developing technology policy. Clearly, the policy framework needs
to be industry-specific and country-specific in accordance with the development stage and industrial structure of reference