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R&D and aggregate fluctuations (English)

The research and development (R&D) sector is considered one of the main driving forces of sustainable growth in the long run. The sector, however, also shows excessive volatility which raises interesting questions regarding the sources of this volatility as well as the nature of the relation between the sector and aggregate fluctuations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6017 MAR 01, 2012

Pourpourides, Panayiotis M.; Artuc, Erhan

R&D decisions during the crisis : firm-level evidence for selected eastern countries (English)

Recent empirical work finds that Research and Development (R&D) expenditures, particularly from the business sector, tend to move in parallel with gross domestic product (GDP). ... See More +

Brief 69414 JAN 01, 2011

Correa, Paulo; Iootty, Mariana

North-south trade-related technology diffusion : virtuous growth cycles in Latin America (English)

This paper examines the impact on total factor productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and in other developing countries of trade-related technology diffusion from the North) (denoted by NRD), education, and governance, research and development The NRD value for a developing country is an average of R&D stocks in the North, with weights related to openness with the North. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5300 MAY 01, 2010

Wang, Yanling; Schiff, Maurice

Inequality of economic opportunity in Turkey : an assessment using asset indicators and women's background variables : Turkiye de ekonomik firsat esitsizligi : varlik gostergeleri ve kadinlarin altyapi degiskenleri kullanilarak yapilan bir degerlendirme (Turkish)

Using information on asset ownership, housing quality, and access to services to construct an indicator of household wealth, the author estimates the share of inequality among prime-age Turkish women that can be attributed to unequal opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75432 MAR 01, 2010

Gignoux, Jeremie; Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Aran, Meltem English

Innovation shortfalls (English)

There is a common perception that low productivity or low growth is due to what can be called an "innovation shortfall," usually identified as a low rate of investment in research and development (R&D) when compared with some high innovation countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4283 JUL 01, 2007

Maloney, William; Rodriguez-Clare, Andres

Innovation and technology absorption for growth (English)

These proceedings encapsulate the key messages emerging from the three-day Knowledge Economy Forum V (KEF V) on Innovation and Technology Absorption for Growth, held in Prague, Czech Republic on March 28-30, 2006. ... See More +

Working Paper 70561 JUN 01, 2006

Montes-Negret, Fernando; Kapil, Natasha; Blanco-Armas, Enrique

Institutionalization of monitoring and evaluation systems to improve public sector management : Institucionalizacioin de los sistemas de seguimiento y evaluacion para mejorar la gestion del sector publico (Spanish)

A growing number of countries are pursuing a results orientation by building or strengthening their government monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 37828 JAN 31, 2006

Mackay, Keith English

Innovation and development around the world, 1960-2000 (English)

The authors present a database of indicators of innovative activity around the world since the early 1960s. The data include measures of innovation outcomes as well as variables related to innovation effort. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3774 NOV 01, 2005

Lederman, Daniel; Saenz, Laura

Higher education governance (Russian)

The current analytical report provides a multi-faceted view of the vital issues related to improving university governance mechanisms and higher education management systems as a whole at a time when the country goes through the transitional period towards market economy and knowledge-based society. ... See More +

Publication 38520 JUL 15, 2005

On the quantity and quality of knowledge: the impact of openness and foreign research and development on north-north and north-south technology spillovers (English)

Knowledge accumulation means either new knowledge (an increase in its quality), greater access to existing knowledge (an increase in its quantity), or both. ... See More +

Working Paper 28155 JAN 15, 2004

Yanling Wang; Schiff, Maurice

On the quantity and quality of knowledge - the impact of openness and foreign research and development on North-North and North-South technology spillovers (English)

Knowledge accumulation means either new knowledge (an increase in its quality), greater access to existing knowledge (an increase in its quantity), or both. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3190 JAN 01, 2004

Schiff, Maurice; Wang, Yanling;

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) news (English)

Contents: Kenya hosts annual general meeting 2003: ringing endorsement for CGIAR's mission. Gulf. Message from the Chairman and Director. Gulf Cooperation Council joins CGIAR. ... See More +

Newsletter 33142 NOV 01, 2003

Hussain, Sarwat [editor]

Trade-related technology diffusion and the dynamics of North-South and South-South integration (English)

This paper examines the impact on total factor productivity of North-South and South-South trade-related research and development (R&D) spillovers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2861 JUN 30, 2002

Schiff, Maurice; Wang, Yanling; Olarreaga, Marcelo

On "indirect" trade-related research and development spillovers (Vol. 1 of 1 ) (English)

Influential literature argues that trade promotes knowledge flows and technology transmission between trading partners. This literature focuses on 'direct' research and development (R&D) spillovers which are related to the levels of R&D produced by the trading partners. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2580 APR 12, 2001

Lumenga-Neso, Olivier; Schiff, Maurice; Olarreaga, Marcelo

How trade patterns and technology flows affect productivity growth (English)

Earlier studies of spillovers from international research and development (R&D) suggest how economies benefit from R&D conducted abroad. To the extent that countries importing new technologies do not pay in full for the increased variety in intermediate inputs in production, they are reaping an external, or spillover, effect. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1831 SEP 01, 1997

Keller, Wolfgang

The economics of research and development : how research and development capital affects production and markets and is affected by tax incentives (English)

Certain themes and findings emerge from the authors analysis of key relationships between research and development (R&D) and other factors. Among them: (1) R&D capital and the structure of production: (a) R&D capital facilitates the mapping of technological possibilities into economic opportunities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1325 JUN 30, 1994

Shah, Anwar; DEC

Does results and development (R & D) contribute to economic growth in developing countries? (English)

Using UNESCO data for research and development (R&D) expenditures and personnel, the authors document international differences in R&D activities and assess the determinants of these differences and the link between R&D and economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1221 NOV 30, 1993

Rhee, Changyong; Birdsall, Nancy

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R&D and aggregate fluctuations (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 WPS6017 Policy Research Working Paper
R&D decisions during the crisis : firm-level evidence for selected eastern countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69414 Brief
North-south trade-related technology diffusion : virtuous growth cycles in Latin America (English)
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MAY 01, 2010 WPS5300 Policy Research Working Paper
Inequality of economic opportunity in Turkey : an assessment using asset indicators and women's background variables : Turkiye de ekonomik firsat esitsizligi : varlik gostergeleri ve kadinlarin altyapi degiskenleri kullanilarak yapilan bir degerlendirme (Turkish)
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MAR 01, 2010 75432 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Innovation shortfalls (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 WPS4283 Policy Research Working Paper
Innovation and technology absorption for growth (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 70561 Working Paper
Institutionalization of monitoring and evaluation systems to improve public sector management : Institucionalizacioin de los sistemas de seguimiento y evaluacion para mejorar la gestion del sector publico (Spanish)
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JAN 31, 2006 37828 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Innovation and development around the world, 1960-2000 (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 WPS3774 Policy Research Working Paper
Higher education governance (Russian)
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JUL 15, 2005 38520 Publication
On the quantity and quality of knowledge: the impact of openness and foreign research and development on north-north and north-south technology spillovers (English)
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JAN 15, 2004 28155 Working Paper
On the quantity and quality of knowledge - the impact of openness and foreign research and development on North-North and North-South technology spillovers (English)
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JAN 01, 2004 WPS3190 Policy Research Working Paper
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) news (English)
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NOV 01, 2003 33142 Newsletter
Trade-related technology diffusion and the dynamics of North-South and South-South integration (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 WPS2861 Policy Research Working Paper
On "indirect" trade-related research and development spillovers (Vol. 1 of 1 ) (English)
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APR 12, 2001 WPS2580 Policy Research Working Paper
How trade patterns and technology flows affect productivity growth (English)
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SEP 01, 1997 WPS1831 Policy Research Working Paper
The economics of research and development : how research and development capital affects production and markets and is affected by tax incentives (English)
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JUN 30, 1994 WPS1325 Policy Research Working Paper
Does results and development (R & D) contribute to economic growth in developing countries? (English)
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NOV 30, 1993 WPS1221 Policy Research Working Paper