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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 RD 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

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 (RD) when compared with some high innovation countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4283,Innovation JUL 01, 2007

Maloney, William; Rodriguez-Clare, Andres

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 (ME) systems. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 37828 JAN 01, 2006

Mackay, Keith

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,Innovation 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,On JAN 15, 2004

Schiff, Maurice; Yanling Wang

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,On JAN 01, 2004

Schiff, Maurice; Wang, Yanling;

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 (RD) spillovers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2861,Trade-related 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 (RD) spillovers which are related to the levels of RD produced by the trading partners. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2580,On 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 (RD) suggest how economies benefit from RD 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,How 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 (RD) and other factors. Among them: (1) RD capital and the structure of production: (a) RD capital facilitates the mapping of technological possibilities into economic opportunities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1325,The 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 (RD) expenditures and personnel, the authors document international differences in RD activities and assess the determinants of these differences and the link between RD and economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS1221,Does NOV 30, 1993

Rhee, Changyong; Birdsall, Nancy

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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
Innovation shortfalls (English)
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JUL 01, 2007 WPS4283,Innovation Policy Research 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 01, 2006 37828 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Innovation and development around the world, 1960-2000 (English)
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NOV 01, 2005 WPS3774,Innovation 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,On 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,On Policy Research Working Paper
Trade-related technology diffusion and the dynamics of North-South and South-South integration (English)
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JUN 30, 2002 WPS2861,Trade-related 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,On Policy Research Working Paper
How trade patterns and technology flows affect productivity growth (English)
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SEP 01, 1997 WPS1831,How 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,The 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,Does Policy Research Working Paper