Technology, innovations and economic development : essays in honour of Robert E. Evenson / edited by Lakhwinder Singh, K.J. Joseph, Daniel K.N. Johnson.

Provides a fresh perspective to the ongoing debate on the core themes of development economicsThis book, in honour of Robert E. Evenson, brings together diverse, yet interrelated, areas of innovations such as agricultural development, technology and industry while assessing their combined roles in d...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Evenson, Robert E. 1934- (honouree.), Singh, Lakhwinder, (Editor), Joseph, K. J., 1961- (Editor), Johnson, Daniel K. N., (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, 2015.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Preface / Legacy-Robert E. Evenson, Daniel K.N. Johnson
  • Introduction / Lakhwinder Singh, K.J. Joseph and Daniel K.N. Johnson
  • Innovation and economic development
  • Education reforms, technological change and economic development / Leonardo A. Lanzona, Jr
  • Eco-innovation : a literature review of the challenges : facing the development of green technologies / Daniel K.N. Johnson and Kristina M. Lybecker
  • Social inclusion and institutional innovations : working towards a policy-theoretical framework / M.A. Oommen
  • Technological progress and agricultural development
  • Measuring public agricultural research capital and its impact on state agricultural productivity in the United States / Wallace E. Huffman
  • Access to markets and farm efficiency : a study of bicol rice farms over two decades / Sanjaya DeSilva
  • Technology transfer, national innovation systems and industrial development
  • Global innovation networks and industry-university interaction : a study of India's ict sector / K.J. Joseph and Vinoj Abraham
  • Globalization of industrial R & D in developing countries : a sociological perspective / Binay Kumar Pattnaik
  • Technological capability, employment growth and industrial development : a quantitative anatomy of indian scenario / Lakhwinder Singh and Baldev Singh Shergill
  • Intellectual property protection, innovation and medicines : lessons from the Indian pharmaceutical industry / Dinesh Abrol
  • Appendix
  • About the editors and contributors
  • Index.