Frontier issues: unlocking the potential of knowledge and technology for all

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Author: LaFleur, Marcelo; Iversen, Kenneth; Jensen, Lars


Knowledge and technology have spread around the world as societies and economies become increasingly interconnected. As globalization of technology, of trade, of finance and of people are interrelated and mutually reinforcing, it is easy to imagine examples whereby technology enabled greater trade and finance, where trade led to the diffusion of technologies and demand for finance, where finance has enabled trade and technological progress, and where movement of people led to knowledge spillovers. The rapid diffusion of technology around the world has brought extraordinary benefits to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Technology; Globalisation; Innovation; Outcomes; Sustainability; Equity; Policy

Keywords: Policy implications

Published: [New York, New York]: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, 2018

Physical description: 24 p.

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Also called: Unlocking the potential of knowledge and technology for all

Series: Frontier issues; no. 2, 1 April 2018

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 134.723

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