Brazil: Innovation and Development

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dc.contributor.author Arbix, Glauco
dc.contributor.author de Toledo, Demétrio G. C.
dc.contributor.author Felizardo, Rafael G.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-03-25T14:34:51Z
dc.date.available 2015-03-25T14:34:51Z
dc.date.issued 2015-03-25
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-620-55032-1
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/17322
dc.description October 2012 Series editor: David Everatt Published by the Gauteng City-Region Observatory en_ZA
dc.description.abstract This essay discusses recent developments in Brazil´s innovation policies. These policies are part of a long-term developmental process and the current search for a new national configuration of policies and instruments capable of steering Brazil in the midst of globalisation and economic systems that have knowledge as their backbone. Industrialisation became the main source of inspiration as a means of attaining social evolution in countries like Brazil, South Africa, India, Mexico, Argentina and South Korea, to name a few; and in a sense this remains true today. These roots have marked state institutions and underscore the modus operandi of government planners. Brazil´s prospects for overcoming poverty, inequality and the burden of late development can be described as a process of attaining a better balance between earlier achievements and the current process of institution-building aimed at providing Brazil with the policies and instruments to support innovation as a means of achieving social and economic development. en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship written by Glauco Arbix (Observatory for Innovation and Competitiveness, Institute of Advanced Studies University of São Paulo, Brazil) et al for GCRO en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.relation.ispartofseries Provocations;2
dc.subject Innovation and Development - Brazil en_ZA
dc.title Brazil: Innovation and Development en_ZA
dc.type Other en_ZA


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