Services and innovation for the competitiveness of the Ecuadorian economy

@inproceedings{Bermejo2016ServicesAI,
  title={Services and innovation for the competitiveness of the Ecuadorian economy},
  author={Luis Rubalcaba Bermejo and David Gago and Maria Ariano and Arvind K. Tripathi},
  year={2016}
}
Ecuador is one of the least diversified countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, depending heavily on oil and agriculture. This policy paper examines how services and innovation can play a role in transforming the Ecuadorian economy from one based on natural resources to one based on knowledge and services. The paper assesses the performance of the services sector and its contribution to other sectors. The paper shows that services make a significant contribution to the country's economic… CONTINUE READING

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