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How universities promote economic growth / editors, Shahid Yusuf, Kaoru Nabeshima.

Contributor(s): Yusuf, Shahid, 1949- | Nabeshima, Kaoru.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.): ; Directions in development (Washington, D.C.): Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2007Description: xxiv, 286 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 082136751X; 9780821367513; 0821367528 (eISBN); 9780821367520 (eISBN).Subject(s): Academic-industrial collaboration -- Economic aspects | Business and education | Universities and colleges -- Economic aspects | Education, Higher -- Economic aspectsDDC classification: 338.9378 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
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Abstract: With the competitiveness of firms in an open and integrated world environment increasingly reliant on technological capability, universities are being asked to take on a growing role in stimulating economic growth. Beyond imparting education, they are now viewed as sources of industrially valuable technical skills, innovations, and entrepreneurship. Developed and developing countries alike have made it a priority to realize this potential of universities to spur growth, a strategy that calls for coordinated policy actions.
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How universities promote economic growth.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2007
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents University-industry links : policy dimensions / Shahid Yusuf --
Pt.1. UIL-related policies of national governments --
Notes on UIL-related policies of national governments / Luc Soete --
University-industry knowledge transfer in Switzerland / Dominique Foray --
University-industry links and U.K. science and innovation policy / Alan Hughes --
Universities and public research institutions as drivers of economic development in Asia / John A. Mathews and Mei-Chih Hu --
UIL-related policies of national governments : a synthetic view / Rémi Barré --
Pt.2. UIL-related policies of subnational governments --
The role of higher education and new forms of governance in economic development : the Ontario case / David A. Wolfe --
University-industry links in the Japanese context : between policies and practice / Juan Jiang, Yuko Harayama, and Shiro Abe --
University-industry links : regional policies and initiatives in the United Kingdom / Mike Wright --
University-industry research collaboration and technology transfer in the United States since 1980 / David C. Mowery --
Pt.3. UIL-related policies of universities --
Building research universities for knowledge transfer : the case of China / Weiping Wu --
Approaches to university-industry links : the case of the National University of Singapore / Poh-Kam Wong --
University-industry links and enterprise creation in India : some strategic and policy issues / Rakesh Basant and Pankaj Chandra --
The entrepreneurial university : the idea and its critics / Elizabeth Garnsey --
Pt.4. Corporate strategies of multinational corporations and small and medium enterprises --
Beyond absorptive capacity : the management of technology for a proactive corporate strategy toward university-industry links / Fumio Kodama, Shingo Kano, and Jun Suzuki --
Corporate strategies in university-industry links in France / Jean-Jacques Duby --
Specific approaches to university-industry links of selected companies in Thailand and their relative effectiveness / Peter Brimble.

With the competitiveness of firms in an open and integrated world environment increasingly reliant on technological capability, universities are being asked to take on a growing role in stimulating economic growth. Beyond imparting education, they are now viewed as sources of industrially valuable technical skills, innovations, and entrepreneurship. Developed and developing countries alike have made it a priority to realize this potential of universities to spur growth, a strategy that calls for coordinated policy actions.

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