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Author Innovation for Development Forum (2006 : Shanghai, China)

Title Innovation for development and the role of government : a perspective from the East Asia and Pacific region / edited by Qimiao Fan [and others]
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 204 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Abbreviations; Introduction and Summary; Opening Address; Keynote Address; PART I INNOVATION, COMPETITIVENESS, AND DEVELOPMENT; FIGURE 1.1 Inverted U-Shaped Relationship between Competition and Innovation; BOX 1.1 The U.S. Automobile Industry: Competition Drives Innovation; FIGURE 1.2 Number of Patents Granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2006; TABLE 1.1 Global Comparison of Knowledge Economy Indexes Using Four Pillars: Top 15 Countries; FIGURE 1.3 Number of Researchers in Research and Development, 2004
Summary The book examines the relationship between innovation, competitiveness, and economic growth, the role of innovation in financial sector development, and specific government policies for innovation in China
Notes Based on proceedings of the Innovation for Development Forum, held in Shanghai, China on Sept. 21-22, 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Competition -- Government policy.
Economic development -- Technological innovations.
Finance -- Technological innovations.
Technological innovations -- Government policy -- China.
Technological innovations -- Government policy.
China -- Economic policy.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Fan, Qimiao.
Alternative Fuels Data Center (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
LC no. 2008037351
ISBN 082137673X (electronic)
9780821376737 (electronic)