Encouraging Innovation in Developing Countries

What should the role of public innovation policy be in a developing country’s parallel process of transition and catching-up? Dr. Jasinski, Professor in innovation and technology transfer, shares lessons learned from Poland’s pathways to capitalism. In the case of Poland, where the government eliminated almost all previous policy tools and incentives for innovation, Dr. Jasinski discusses how the invisible hand of the market did not facilitate progress in industry’s innovation activities, and academia used all of its forces to defend the status quo.

Read more at Think Again: Innovation in Transition: What Role for Government? by Andrzej H. Jasinski, Ph.D., Professor at School of Management, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland