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Analysis of Science, Technology, and Innovation in Emerging Economies

Palgrave Macmillan
  • Provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of economic growth and development in emerging economies

  • Seeks to guide public policy with highly collaborative, up-to-date research

  • Considers a number of different approaches for a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between science, technology, and innovation

  • Explores science and technology under the lens of emerging economies, providing a new and necessary perspective

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Influence of Science, Technology and Innovation on Urban Sustainability

    • William H. Alfonso Piña, Clara Inés Pardo Martínez
    Pages 1-19
  3. Applying a New Methodology to Measure Investment in R&D and Science and Technology Activities: The Case of Colombia

    • Alexander Cotte Poveda, Jorge Andrade Parra, Clara Inés Pardo Martínez
    Pages 21-35
  4. The Inclusion of Ecuadorian Women in Scientific-Technological Fields

    • Antonio A. Franco-Crespo, Fernando Herrera García, Jessica Lin Gutiérrez
    Pages 121-141
  5. Science, Technology and Water Access

    • Gustavo Correa Assmus
    Pages 157-167
  6. The Ecuadorian Scientific Technological Policy Within the Framework of “Buen Vivir”, a Dispute with the Orthodoxy of Development

    • Fernando Herrera García, Jessica Lin Gutiérrez, Antonio A. Franco-Crespo
    Pages 169-193
  7. Back Matter

    Pages 319-321

About this book

This book outlines a number of different perspectives on the relationship between science, technology, and innovation in emerging economies. In it, the authors explore the aforementioned relationship as a pillar of economic development, driving growth in emerging economies. Employing a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach, the authors work to determine the main related factors and outcomes of the relationship between science, technology, and innovation, ultimately seeking to guide public policies to enhance the welfare of the population of an emerging economy.

Keywords

  • STS
  • STS in Emerging Countries
  • STS in Latin America
  • Innovation in Emerging Economies
  • Innovation
  • Science and Technology Policy
  • Government Incentives
  • Government Regulation
  • Gender and STS
  • Caribbean
  • Colombia
  • R&D

Editors and Affiliations

  • School of Management, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia

    Clara Inés Pardo Martínez

  • Universidad Santo Tomás, Bogotá, Colombia

    Alexander Cotte Poveda

  • Colombian Observatory of Science and Technology (OCyT), Bogotá, Colombia

    Sylvia Patricia Fletscher Moreno

About the editors

Clara Inés Pardo Martínez, PhD, is Executive Director of the Colombian Observatory of Science and Technology. She holds degrees in Management and Economics, and is a food and environmental sanitation engineer as well as a leading international auditor.

Alexander Cotte Poveda is Research Associate at the Colombian Observatory of Science and Technology and International Consultant on Science, Technology and Innovation for the World Bank.

Sylvia Patricia Fletscher Monreno is Professor of Microeconomics, Economic Theory and Principles of Economics and Magister in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development at the Universidad Externado de Colombia. She is also project manager and researcher at Colombian Observatory of Science and Technology.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Analysis of Science, Technology, and Innovation in Emerging Economies

  • Editors: Clara Inés Pardo Martínez, Alexander Cotte Poveda, Sylvia Patricia Fletscher Moreno

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-13578-2

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham

  • eBook Packages: Social Sciences, Social Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-13577-5

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-13580-5

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-13578-2

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXVIII, 321

  • Number of Illustrations: 46 b/w illustrations, 15 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Science and Technology Studies, Emerging Markets and Globalization, Innovation and Technology Management

Buying options

eBook USD 84.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-13578-2
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)