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The Innovation for Development Report 2009-2010

Strengthening Innovation for the Prosperity of Nations

Authors: López-Claros, A.

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The relative importance of various drivers of economic growth and prosperity has evolved over time and for a growing number of countries, innovation, in its many dimensions, is emerging as a leading factor. The 'Innovation for Development Report' provides a comprehensive look at the role of innovation in enhancing the development process.

About the authors

AUGUSTO LOPEZ-CLAROS was the Chief Economist and Director of the Global Competitiveness Program at the World Economic Forum in Geneva (2003-2006), where he was the editor of the Global Competitiveness Report, the Forum's flagship publication. He is the founder of EFD – Global Consulting Network, an international consultancy specializing in economic, financial and development issues and working with governments and private corporations on a broad range of subjects, including aspects of economic reform in transition economies, competitiveness and productivity, and the role of technology and innovation in the development process. In 2007 he was co-editor of The International Monetary System, the IMF, and the G-20: A Great Transformation in the Making? and also The Humanitarian Response Index: Measuring Commitment to Best Practice, both published by Palgrave. A summary of recent activities and projects can be found at www.augustolopez-claros.net.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • The Innovation Capacity Index: Factors, Policies, and Institutions Driving Country Innovation

    López-Claros, Augusto (et al.)

    Pages 3-65

  • Enabling Innovative Entrepreneurship through Business Incubation

    Khalil, Mohsen A (et al.)

    Pages 69-84

  • The US PATENT SYSTEM: Does It Strengthen or Weaken Innovation and Progress?

    Lerner, Josh (et al.)

    Pages 85-100

  • Innovation Policy as Cargo Cult: Myth and Reality in Knowledge-Led Productivity Growth

    Hughes, Alan

    Pages 101-117

  • International Mobility of the Highly Skilled: Impact and Policy Approaches

    Basri, Ester (et al.)

    Pages 119-135

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Innovation for Development Report 2009-2010
Book Subtitle
Strengthening Innovation for the Prosperity of Nations
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28547-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230285477
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-23966-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 397
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