Technology, Innovations and Economic Development
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Technology, Innovations and Economic Development
Essays in Honour of Robert E. Evenson


© 2015 | 376 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

Provides a fresh perspective to the ongoing debate on the core themes of development economics.

This book, in honour of Robert E. Evenson, brings together diverse, yet interrelated, areas of innovations such as agricultural development, technology and industry while assessing their combined roles in developing an economy. Thematically structured, it covers innovation and economic development; technological progress and agricultural development; and technology transfer, national innovation systems and industrial development.

With essays addressing the significant aspects in development economics, it offers a unique contribution in terms of focusing on problems from the perspective of developing economies.

Daniel K.N. Johnson
Legacy—Robert E. Evenson
Lakhwinder Singh, K. J. Joseph and Daniel K N Johnson
Technology, Innovations and Economic Development: An Introduction
 
I: INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Leonardo A. Lanzona, Jr
Education Reforms, Technological Change and Economic Development
Daniel K. N. Johnson and Kristina M Lybecker
Eco-innovation: A Literature Review of the Challenges Facing the Development of Green Technologies
M. A. Oommen
Social Inclusion and Institutional Innovations: Working towards a Policy-theoretical Framework
 
II: TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESS AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
Wallace E. Huffman
Measuring Public Agricultural Research Capital and Its Impact on State Agricultural Productivity in the United States
Sanjaya DeSilva
Access to Markets and Farm Efficiency: A Study of Bicol Rice Farms over Two Decades
 
III: TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, NATIONAL INNOVATION SYSTEMS AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
K. J. Joseph and Vinoj Abraham
Global Innovation Networks and Industry–University Interaction: A Study of India’s ICT Sector
Binay Kumar Pattnaik
Globalization of Industrial R&D in Developing Countries: A Sociological Perspective
Lakhwinder Singh and Baldev Singh Shergill
Technological Capability, Employment Growth and Industrial Development: A Quantitative Anatomy of Indian Scenario
Dinesh Abrol
Intellectual Property Protection, Innovation and Medicines: Lessons from the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry
 
Appendix
 
About the Editors and Contributors
 
Index

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ISBN: 9789351502692