Science, Technology and Development: Emerging concepts and visions

Soete, Luc (2008). Science, Technology and Development: Emerging concepts and visions. UNU-MERIT.

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  • Author Soete, Luc
    Title Science, Technology and Development: Emerging concepts and visions
    Publication Date 2008
    Publisher UNU-MERIT
    Abstract This paper analyzes the impact of globalization on the allocation of public and private resources for research, knowledge creation and diffusion. We argue that while the concentration of research investments remains in a relatively small number of rich countries and regions, the focus of such activities is increasingly global. From this perspective the international business community is becoming increasingly concerned about the sustainability of its long term growth based on relatively low growth at the high end of the market in comparison to rising demand amongst lower income groups, located primarily in developing countries. Building on this analysis, the paper outlines a vision of innovation for development that could lead to a truly new research programme for innovation studies and the development of successful innovation-for-development strategies.
    Copyright Holder UNU-MERIT
    Copyright Year 2008
    ISSN 1871-9872
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