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Best practices and lessons learned in ICT sector innovation : a case study of Israel (English)

It has been the Israeli government’s explicit goal to position Israel at the core of the knowledge economy. This case study of Israel information and communications technology (ICT) sector highlights the important role of the government in the emergence of Israel as a power house of high-tech in ICT, by laying the foundations for private industry to support innovation, and through heavy investment in building the much-needed human capital resource. ... See More +

World Development Report 102958 JAN 01, 2016

Getz, Daphne; Goldberg,Itzhak Disclosed

Igniting innovation : rethinking the role of government in emerging Europe and Central Asia (English)

This book builds on the lessons from public institutions and programs to support innovation, both successful and failed, from Europe and Central Asia (ECA) as well as China, Finland, Israel, and the United States. ... See More +

Publication 64700 SEP 22, 2011

Goldberg, Itzhak; Goddard, John Gabriel; Kuriakose, Smita; Racine, Jean-Louis Disclosed

Fostering technology absorption in Southern African enterprises (English)

This book seeks to understand how firms in southern Africa absorb technology and how policy makers can hurry the process along. It identifies channels of technology transfer and absorption through trade and foreign direct investment (FDI) and constraints to greater technology absorption, and it discusses policy options open to the government and the private sector in light of relevant international experience. ... See More +

Publication 64667 SEP 16, 2011

Goldberg, Itzhak; Kaplan, David; Kuriakose, Smita; Tuomi, Krista; Zhang, Chunlin Disclosed

Europe 2020 Poland : fueling growth and competitiveness through employment, skills, and innovation (English)

Growth and competitiveness through employment, skills, and innovation and technology absorption are key issues to enable the European Union (EU) to meet the targets set out in the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable, and inclusive growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 72815 MAR 01, 2011

Arnhold, Nina; Kapil, Natasha; Goldberg, Itzhak; Piatkowski, Marcin; Rutkowski, Jan Disclosed

Public financial support for commercial innovation in ECA countries (English)

Key factors driving self-sustained, long-term economic growth are innovation and technology absorption; these factors are generated from within the economic system, responding to economic incentives. ... See More +

Brief 56704 MAY 01, 2010

Goldberg, Itzhak; Trajtenberg, Manuel; Jaffe, Adam; Muller, Thomas; Sunderland, Julie; Blanco Armas, Enrique Russian Disclosed

Globalization and technology absorption : role of trade, FDI, and cross-border knowledge flows (English)

Improving the ability of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) countries to tap into the global technology pool is an important mechanism for accelerating their industrial development, worker productivity and economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 56703 MAY 01, 2010

Goldberg, Itzhak; Branstetter, Lee; Goddard, John Gabriel; Kuriakose, Smita Russian Disclosed

Public financial support for commercial innovation in ECA countries (Russian)

Key factors driving self-sustained, long-term economic growth are innovation and technology absorption; these factors are generated from within the economic system, responding to economic incentives. ... See More +

Brief 56704 MAY 01, 2010

Goldberg, Itzhak; Trajtenberg, Manuel; Jaffe, Adam; Muller, Thomas; Sunderland, Julie; Blanco Armas, Enrique English Disclosed

Globalization and technology absorption : role of trade, FDI, and cross-border knowledge flows (Russian)

Improving the ability of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) countries to tap into the global technology pool is an important mechanism for accelerating their industrial development, worker productivity and economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 56703 MAY 01, 2010

Goldberg, Itzhak; Branstetter, Lee; Goddard, John Gabriel; Kuriakose, Smita English Disclosed

R&D institutes in ECA : a reform strategy (Russian)

In Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA) countries, the states own and operate most of the research and development institutes (RDIs). These institutes often play an important and even dominant role in conducting research and development (R&D). ... See More +

Brief 52681 APR 01, 2009

Racine, Jean-Louis; Goldberg, Itzhak; Goddard, John Gabriel; Kuriakose, Smita; Kapil, Natasha English Disclosed

R&D institutes in ECA : a reform strategy (English)

In Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA) countries, the states own and operate most of the research and development institutes (RDIs). These institutes often play an important and even dominant role in conducting research and development (R&D). ... See More +

Brief 52681 APR 01, 2009

Racine, Jean-Louis; Goldberg, Itzhak; Goddard, John Gabriel; Kuriakose, Smita; Kapil, Natasha Russian Disclosed

Globalization and technology absorption in Europe and Central Asia : the role of trade, FDI, and cross-border knowledge flows (English)

This study analyzes the extent of knowledge and technology absorption for firms in Europe and Central Asia (ECA), as well as the factors that influence absorption, using statistical analyses of various data sources, including the World Bank enterprise surveys, patent databases maintained by the United States (U.S.) and European patent offices, and case studies. ... See More +

Publication 44385 JUN 05, 2008

Goldberg, Itzhak; Branstetter, Lee; Goddard, John Gabriel; Kuriakose, Smita; Disclosed

Can Russia complete? (English)

Russian economy has been growing at an average nominal rate of 6 percent annually for the past decade. Among the most important factors contributing to its expansion has been the skyrocketing cost of oil and gas. ... See More +

Publication 79450 JAN 01, 2008

Desai, Raj M.; Goldberg, Itzhak Disclosed

Can Russia compete? (English)

Russia has joined the club of rapidly growing economies, driven by rising prices for oil and gas. Russian authorities are concerned about sustaining this economic performance, however. ... See More +

Publication 111709 JAN 01, 2008

Desai,Raj M.; Goldberg,Itzhak Disclosed

Enhancing Russia's competitiveness and innovative capacity (English)

The Russian economy has been growing at a nominal rate of 6 percent annually for the past several years. Nonetheless, the Russian government, concerned about the sustainability of this economic performance, has sought to promote more diversified and broader economic growth outside the natural resource sectors and promote a knowledge-based economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 41337 JAN 01, 2007

Desai, Raj M.; Goldberg, Itzhak Disclosed

Public financial support for commercial innovation - Europe and Central Asia Knowledge Economy Study Part I (English)

The report focuses on the rationale, financial instruments, and institutional requisites for effective public support for commercial innovation. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 36064 JAN 01, 2006

Goldberg, Itzhak; Trajtenberg, Manuel; Jaffe, Adam; Muller, Thomas; Sunderland, Julie; Blanco Armas, Enrique Disclosed

Productivity, ownership, and the investment climate : international lessons for priorities in Serbia (English)

The authors use data on 27,000 firms from 50 countries, half of which are transition economies, together with the case of Serbia to examine the relationship between productivity, the investment climate, and private ownership of firms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3681 AUG 01, 2005

Goldberg, Itzhak; Radulovic, Branko; Schaffer, Mark Disclosed

Poland and the knowledge economy - enhancing Poland's competitiveness in the European Union (English)

The Poland Knowledge Economy Assessment (KEA) aims to provide policy options for securing sustainable growth, and improving competitiveness, by creating an environment conducive to business development, and investment in general, as well as to knowledge generation and absorption via innovation, and learning, in particular, as well as by stimulating investment in innovation, and in learning systems. ... See More +

Publication 30079 SEP 01, 2004

Goldberg, Itzhak Polish

Poland and the knowledge economy - enhancing Poland's competitiveness in the European Union : Polska a gospodarka oparta na wiedzy - W kierunku zwiekszania konkurencyjnosci Polski w Unii Europejskiej (Polish)

The Poland Knowledge Economy Assessment (KEA) aims to provide policy options for securing sustainable growth, and improving competitiveness, by creating an environment conducive to business development, and investment in general, as well as to knowledge generation and absorption via innovation, and learning, in particular, as well as by stimulating investment in innovation, and in learning systems. ... See More +

Publication 30079 SEP 01, 2004

Goldberg, Itzhak English

Fiscal federalism and regional growth : evidence from the Russian Federation in the 1990s (English)

Subnational fiscal autonomy-the basis for fiscal federalism in modern federations-is meant to serve two roles. First, local control over revenue collection is meant to provide a check on the capacity of central authorities to tax arbitrarily local capital. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3138 SEP 01, 2003

Raj M. Desai; Lev M. Freinkman; Itzhak Goldberg

The World Bank research observer 16 (2) (English)

Counting the world's poor: problems and possible solutions; by Angus Deaton. Comments on "counting the world's poor"; by Martin Ravallion, and T. ... See More +

Publication 23416 SEP 30, 2001

Devarajan, Shantayanan [editor]; Deaton, Angus; Ravallion, Martin; Srinivasan, T.N.; Hayami, Yujir; Murgai, Rinku; Ali, Mubarik; Byerlee, Derek; Desai, Raj M.; Goldberg, Itzhak Disclosed

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Best practices and lessons learned in ICT sector innovation : a case study of Israel (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102958 World Development Report
Igniting innovation : rethinking the role of government in emerging Europe and Central Asia (English)
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SEP 22, 2011 64700 Publication
Fostering technology absorption in Southern African enterprises (English)
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SEP 16, 2011 64667 Publication
Europe 2020 Poland : fueling growth and competitiveness through employment, skills, and innovation (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 72815 Working Paper
Public financial support for commercial innovation in ECA countries (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 56704 Brief Russian
Globalization and technology absorption : role of trade, FDI, and cross-border knowledge flows (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 56703 Brief Russian
Public financial support for commercial innovation in ECA countries (Russian)
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MAY 01, 2010 56704 Brief English
Globalization and technology absorption : role of trade, FDI, and cross-border knowledge flows (Russian)
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MAY 01, 2010 56703 Brief English
R&D institutes in ECA : a reform strategy (Russian)
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APR 01, 2009 52681 Brief English
R&D institutes in ECA : a reform strategy (English)
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APR 01, 2009 52681 Brief Russian
Globalization and technology absorption in Europe and Central Asia : the role of trade, FDI, and cross-border knowledge flows (English)
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JUN 05, 2008 44385 Publication
Can Russia complete? (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 79450 Publication
Can Russia compete? (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 111709 Publication
Enhancing Russia's competitiveness and innovative capacity (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 41337 Working Paper
Public financial support for commercial innovation - Europe and Central Asia Knowledge Economy Study Part I (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 36064 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Productivity, ownership, and the investment climate : international lessons for priorities in Serbia (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 WPS3681 Policy Research Working Paper
Poland and the knowledge economy - enhancing Poland's competitiveness in the European Union (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 30079 Publication Polish
Poland and the knowledge economy - enhancing Poland's competitiveness in the European Union : Polska a gospodarka oparta na wiedzy - W kierunku zwiekszania konkurencyjnosci Polski w Unii Europejskiej (Polish)
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SEP 01, 2004 30079 Publication English
Fiscal federalism and regional growth : evidence from the Russian Federation in the 1990s (English)
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SEP 01, 2003 WPS3138 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 16 (2) (English)
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SEP 30, 2001 23416 Publication