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


Bozidar Djelic


April 14, 2014


Innovation for Growth and Shared Prosperity

Running Time:

44 minutes



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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