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Halme Kimmo [Editor], Lindy Ilari [Editor], Piirainen Kalle A. [Editor], Salminen Vesa [Editor], White Justine [Editor]Apr 08, 2014

The technology and innovation landscape has changed considerably since 2006 when Finland as a Knowledge Economy: Elements of Success and Lessons Learned [see also report 39378] was first published by the World ...

Policy Research Working Paper
Bjornskov Christian, Bogetic Zeljko, Hillman Arye L., Popovic MilenkoApr 01, 2014

The principal focus in the substantial literature on impediments to economic development has been on the inadequacies of policies and governance. However, successful economic development requires effectiveness of ...

Working Paper
Apr 01, 2014

After a policy-engineered slowdown in 2012, which saw GDP growth decline to 4.8 percent, the lowest since 2008, Bhutan's economy is expected to rebound to 6.5 percent this year, supported by hydropower ...

Working Paper
Apr 01, 2014

Real GDP growth in Maldives stood at 3.7 percent in 2013 and its outlook is positive at 4.5 percent for 2014. The tourism demand is slowly picking up and has a positive impact on growth in the non- tourism...

Working Paper
Mar 24, 2014

Growth slowed to 4.6 percent in 2012 as steps to curb a potential credit bubble combined with sluggish growth in agriculture and a delay in the construction of the Punasantgchhu I hydropower project to dampen...

Stefano Curto
Program Coordinator for Small States