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APUSpecial Lecture on Development Strategy by Motoo Kusakabe

Lesson Nine:
9. Is Technology/Innovation an Engine of Growth? (Presentation/Discussion)
What do we learn? Reading Suggestions
What is Innovation and why is it important for growth? Is Innovation anEngine of Growth?

Is Innovation an Engine of Growth?

Kusakabe, Motoo. 2005. ICT and National Innovation System: Is ICT Engine of Growth? Presentation at International Workshop on Workforce Development For Knowledge Economy, 7-13 September 2005, Seoul, Korea

Appropriate Technology

What is the appropriate technology choice?

Deraniyanagala, Sonali. 2006. Analysis of Technology and Development. edt. by Jomo KS and Fine. The New Development Economics, Zed Books, London

Evolutionary Theories of Technology

What are the 'evolutionary' theories of technology?

Deraniyanagala, Sonali. 2006. Analysis of Technology and Development. edt. by Jomo KS and Fine. The New Development Economics, Zed Books, London

 

What are the key propositions of the new 'evolutionary' theory of technological change?

Deraniyanagala, Sonali. 2006. Analysis of Technology and Development. edt. by Jomo KS and Fine. The New Development Economics, Zed Books, London

 

Impact of Innovation on Growth

Do R&D and patent related statistics correlate with growth?

Fagerberg, Jan. 1994. "Technology and International Differences in Growth Rates?". Journal of Economic Literature Vol. XXXII (September 1994), pp. 1147-1175

 

What are the correlation between innovation-related indicators and economic growth?

Kusakabe, Motoo. 2005. ICT and National Innovation System: Is ICT Engine of Growth? Presentation at International Workshop on Workforce Development For Knowledge Economy, 7-13 September 2005, Seoul, Korea

 

Technology Policy

What is the Washington Consensus approach to technology policy?

Deraniyanagala, Sonali. 2006. Analysis of Technology and Development. edt. by Jomo KS and Fine. The New Development Economics, Zed Books, London

 

What are the Heterodox Approaches to Technology Policy?

Deraniyanagala, Sonali. 2006. Analysis of Technology and Development. edt. by Jomo KS and Fine. The New Development Economics, Zed Books, London

 

National Innovation System

What is a National Innovation System and why is it important?

Deraniyanagala, Sonali. 2006. Analysis of Technology and Development. edt. by Jomo KS and Fine. The New Development Economics, Zed Books, London

Industrial Clusters What are the origins of the renewed interest in spacial agglomeration?   Gordon, Ian and Philip MacCann. 2000. Industrial Clusters: Complexes, Agglomerations and/or Social Networks?. Urban Studies, Vol. 37, No. 3, 513-532