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Using Innovation Prizes to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals


  • Bryony Everett

    (Bryony Everett is an independent consultant who principally manages rural development projects and research on behalf of the major donors; she was lead researcher of an “Evidence Review of Environmental Innovation Prizes for Development” undertaken for the UK's Department for International Development.)

  • Erika Wagner

    (Erika Wagner is Senior Director for Exploration Prize Development at the X PRIZE Foundation and an Affiliate Instructor at the X PRIZE Lab at the University of Washington, where she teaches about prize design and theory.)

  • Christopher Barnett

    (Christopher Barnett is an Associate Director at ITAD, works part-time at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), and specializes in performance management, evaluations, and impact assessments, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.)


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  • Bryony Everett & Erika Wagner & Christopher Barnett, 2012. "Using Innovation Prizes to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals," Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, MIT Press, vol. 7(1), pages 107-114, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpr:inntgg:v:7:y:2012:i:1:p:107-114

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    innovation prizes; grant funding; Longitude Prize; Orteig Prize; Ansari X PRIZE; Grainger Prize;

    JEL classification:

    • H81 - Public Economics - - Miscellaneous Issues - - - Governmental Loans; Loan Guarantees; Credits; Grants; Bailouts
    • O31 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives


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