Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/162349
Authors: 
Radosevic, Slavo
Year of Publication: 
2017
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2017 [Issue:] 338
Abstract: 
The future growth of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) depends on upgrading technology, exporting and coupling domestic technology efforts while improving their position in global value chains. Current policies in the region are not geared to these tasks, despite the availability of huge financial opportunities in the form of EU structural funds. Existing policies are overly focused on research and development (R&D) and neglect sources of productivity growth, such as management practices, skills, quality, and engineering. The challenge is how to design industrial and innovation policies so that they promote modernization and drive structural change.
Subjects: 
technology upgrading
productivity
R&D and innovation
Central and Eastern Europe
EU
JEL: 
O1
O3
O52
P2
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Document Type: 
Article

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