The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers from around the world to discuss the importance of innovation for economic growth and development. Priority will be given to empirical studies that are devoted to developing countries and based on micro data, such as innovation surveys, R&D surveys, household surveys, patents, publications, or research grants. There is also room for methodological and theoretical papers and for evidence from case studies.
Venue: San José, Costa Rica
Date: 27-28 June 2011