Inspiration through innovation: from “eureka!” moments to policy lessons

Speaker: 

Bozidar Djelic

Date: 

April 14, 2014

Event: 

Innovation for Growth and Shared Prosperity

Running Time:

44 minutes

 
 
 

SUMMARY

Moving beyond the science of policy design, this presentation discusses actual implementation. Implementing shrewd science, technology, and innovation policies requires overcoming political and economic barriers. Bozidar Djelic discussed the political economy of technological change, and links between technology and institutions. Drawing on his own experience, he shares how with a small budget and a close attention to incentives, he was able to achieve a dramatic impact. Djelic uses his experiences as practical lessons on how to implement innovation policies in developing countries. 

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