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Contents of The Innovation for Development Report 2009–2010


Preface

Executive Summary
Part 1: The Innovation Capacity Index
1.1 The Innovation Capacity Index: Factors, Policies, and Institutions Driving Country Innovation
by Augusto López-Claros and Yasmina N. Mata
1. Innovation: A brief historical overview
2. Factors, policies, and institutions fostering innovation
3. Measuring innovation: Composite indicators
4. The Innovation Capacity Index
5. Innovation Capacity Index rankings 2009–2010
Sweden: Why is its innovation outlook so bright?
Chile: Catching up with the top performers
India: Priority areas for boosting innovation capacity
Russia’s unfulfilled potential
Taiwan: Green silicon island
Part 2: Dimensions of Innovation
2.1 Enabling Innovative Entrepreneurship through Business
      Incubation

by Mohsen Khalil and Ellen Olafsen
2.2 The US Patent System: Does It Strengthen or Weaken
      Innovation and Progress?

by Josh Lerner and Adam B. Jaffe
2.3 Innovation Policy as Cargo Cult: Myth and Reality in
      Knowledge-Led Productivity Growth

by Alan Hughes
2.4 International Mobility of the Highly Skilled: Impact and
      Policy Approaches

by Ester Basri and Sarah Box
2.5 Grassroots Green Innovations for Inclusive, Sustainable
      Development

by Anil K. Gupta
2.6 Quantifying the Impact of ICTs on Growth in
      Developing Economies

by Markus Haacker
2.7 Good Governance for Sustained Growth and
      Development

by Daniel Kaufmann
2.8 Dynamics and Challenges of Innovation in Germany
by Alexander Ebner and Florian Täube
2.9 From Enlightenment to Enablement: Opening Up
      Choices for Innovation

by Andrew C. Stirling
2.10 How Do Emerging Markets Innovate? Evidence from
      Brazil and India

by Simon Commander
2.11 Technology and Innovation for Addressing Climate
      Change: Delivering on the Promise

by Laura Altinger
2.12 Innovation and Social Development in Latin America
by Hernán Rincón
Part 3: Innovation Profiles
Introduction
Countries
Algeria
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Belgium
Brazil
Botswana

Part 3: Innovation Profiles (cont'd)
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
China, People’s Republic of
Colombia
Costa Rica
Czech Republic
Denmark
Egypt, Arab Republic of
El Salvador
Estonia, Republic of
Finland
France
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan, Republic of
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Kuwait
Latvia, Republic of
Lithuania, Republic of
Malaysia
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Norway
Pakistan
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Slovenia, Republic of
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Venezuela
Vietnam
About the Authors
Acknowledgements
Index

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The Innovation for Development Report
Augusto López-Claros, Editor