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Fostering technology absorption in Southern African enterprises.

Author: Itzhak Goldberg; Smita Kuriakose; World Bank.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2011.
Series: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)., Private sector development.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Technological progress is considered a key factor for sustained long-term economic growth and job creation. This book uses econometric and in-depth case study analyses from Lesotho, Mauritius, Namibia, and South Africa to investigate channels of technology transfer and absorption for southern African enterprises, constraints to greater technology absorption, and policy options for governments and the private sector.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fostering technology absorption in Southern African enterprises.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2011
(DLC) 2011022855
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Itzhak Goldberg; Smita Kuriakose; World Bank.
ISBN: 9780821388860 082138886X
OCLC Number: 758976097
Notes: "This study was carried out by a team jointly led by Itzhak Goldberg (Consultant) and Smita Kuriakose (Economist, the World Bank) and comprised of David E. Kaplan (Professor, University of Cape Town), Krista Tuomi (Lecturer, American University), Reza Daniels (Lecturer, University of Cape Town) and Peter Draper (Senior Research Fellow, SAIIA)."
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 201 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Technology absorption and its determinants / Smita Kuriakose, Chunlin Zhang, and Itzhak Goldberg --
Channels of and constraints to technology absorption / Smita Kuriakose, David Kaplan, and Krista Tuomi --
Policy options for greater technology absorption / Chunlin Zhang [and others].
Series Title: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)., Private sector development.

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