Building national and regional innovation systems : institutions for economic development

Following the demise of the Washington Consensus, developing countries are looking for new ideas to guide their development. This innovative book suggests taking seriously some of the findings of evolutionary economics and paying specific attention to the institutions that matter for economic develo...

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Main Author: Niosi, Jorge
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar 2010
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Summary:Following the demise of the Washington Consensus, developing countries are looking for new ideas to guide their development. This innovative book suggests taking seriously some of the findings of evolutionary economics and paying specific attention to the institutions that matter for economic development, particularly those related to science, technology and innovation
1. Convergence, catching up, institutions, and growth -- 2. Systems of innovation and economic development -- 3. Industrial and technology policy -- 4. Building blocks of innovation -- 5. Building systems of innovation : three phases and three cases -- 6. Developing countries : four cases -- 7. Regional systems of innovation : four cases
Physical Description:ix, 252 p ill
ISBN:9781849807050
9781849804059
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