Technological Readiness in the Middle East and North Africa – Implications for Egypt
AbstractInnovation is widely recognized as a key driver of sustainable economic development. Governments, international organizations, donors and investors are increasingly interested in evaluating the technological capabilities and innovative capacities in developing countries, but often lack appropriate approaches for such measurement. This paper focuses on innovation and technological progress in the MENA region and discusses the challenges of understanding, expanding and fostering innovative potential in Egypt.
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2011-09-22 (All new papers)
- NEP-ARA-2011-09-22 (MENA - Middle East & North Africa)
- NEP-CSE-2011-09-22 (Economics of Strategic Management)
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