Innovation Impact: Mini Symposium

Professor Carlo Pietrobelli, Dr. Gustavo Crespi, Dr. Almamy Konte, Inter-American Development Bank / African Observatory for Science, Technology and Innovation

Three innovation experts join us for a symposium at 2pm on Monday 17 December. Professor Carlo Pietrobelli, Senior Economist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), will speak on 'Global Value Chains and Innovation Systems: Some New Evidence'. Then Dr. Gustavo Crespi, Lead Specialist in the Competitiveness and Innovation Division at the IDB, will lecture on 'Impact Evaluation in a Multi-treatment World: The case of Innovation and Export Promotion Policies'. They will be joined by Dr. Almamy Konte, who will focus on 'STI Indicators and Policies in Africa: Why an Observatory for STI'. No registration necessary.

Venue: Conference Room, UNU-MERIT

Date: 17 December 2012

Time: 14:00 - 17:00


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