International Knowledge Flows and Economic Performance An Introductory Survey of the Evidence

  title={International Knowledge Flows and Economic Performance An Introductory Survey of the Evidence},
  author={Giorgio BARBA NAVARETTI and David G. Tarr},
A growing number of departments of corporations are labelled 'Knowledge Department' or 'Directorate for Knowledge Flows and Management'. The World Bank's 1998/9 World Development Report is on 'Knowledge for Development'. These are just two signs of the increasing institutional awareness of the importance of knowledge for business performance, economic growth and development. The comparison between Ghana and South Korea is a frequently told growth tale: in 1960 income per capita was the same in… CONTINUE READING
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