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Author Bizri, Omar F., author

Title Science, technology, innovation, and development in the Arab Countries / Omar F. Bizri
Published San Diego, CA : Academic Press, 2017
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Summary Science, Technology,ïÅ1/2Innovation, and Economic GrowthïÅ1/2in Arab Countries explores fresh approaches to STI policy formulation and implementation in the region, with applications to developing countries elsewhere. Developing useful contexts for studying Arab policies about science, technology, and innovation requires trustworthy data and judgment. Omar Bizri brings together both in this book. Data from sources such as the World Bank, UNESCO, the International Telecommunication Union, Nature, Science and recent surveys and policy formulation initiatives anchor this study among national initiatives that focus on essential needs, including safe water and food production, renewable energy utilization, and job and enterprise creation. For those eager to understand the challenges of STI capacity building, this book explores the many connections between technological change and economic growth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 19, 2017)
Subject Entrepreneurship -- Arab countries.
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Arab countries.
Arab countries -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Arab countries -- Economic policy -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0128125780 (electronic bk.)
9780128125786 (electronic bk.)