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Innovation and technology trajectories in a developing country context: evidence from a survey of Malaysian firms
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-04-12)
This thesis investigates the relevance of currently used firm-level innovation concepts in a developing country context. I draw on the results of a comprehensive survey of manufacturing and service firms instrumented to ...
Housing tenure, property rights, and urban development in developing countries
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-13)
The dissertation explores how distinctive institutional factors related to property rights determine urban development patterns and housing tenure modalities in a developing economy context. The first part proposes a ...
International research collaboration, research team performance, and scientific and; technological capabilities in colombia -a bottom-up perspective
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-12-16)
This dissertation examines the ways international research collaboration affects the ability of Colombian research teams to produce bibliographic outputs, and to contribute to local knowledge. Research hypotheses are ...
A study of the impact of decentralization on access to service delivery
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-10)
This research builds further on the existing conceptual framework of the relationship between decentralization and service delivery and provides a cross-country empirical examination of the core dimensions of decentralization ...
Science, technology and innovation composite indicators for developing countries
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-07-10)
This thesis aims to propose a policy-relevant science, technology and innovation indicator for developing countries. I firstly develop a model to examine the determination of innovativeness for a sample of 38 developing ...
Electricity planning in West Africa: which way forward? An adaptive management perspective on energy policy
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05-20)
Africa’s quest for economic development will require the increased availability and use of its abundant energy resources. Nevertheless, most of its rural population remains without access to modern energy services and urban ...