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Hezron M. | Franco Malerba

LECTURE-7 DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO NATIONAL SYSTEMS OF INNOVATION by Dr. Hezron Makundi, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania CHAIR: Professor Franco Malerba, University of Bocconi, Milan

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Hezron M. | Franco Malerba
Hezron M. | Franco Malerba

Time & Location

19 Feb 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm GMT

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About the Event


The lecture covers the following:

-Sectoral, Regional, Technological, Corporate and Agricultural systems of innovation: Sectoral and RegionalSystems of Innovation / Sectoral and Regional Dynamics of innovation / Local Systems of Innovation and the critics on the role of GVC for development

-Perspectives from the Global North & South

-“Glocal”cases in developing countries.

-Does location matter for learning?

-Appropriation of knowledge and networks

The chair:

Farnco Malerba is full Professor of  Applied Economics. President of ICRIOS, Bocconi University. Editor of the Journal Industrial and Corporate Change. Advisory editor of Research Policy. Associate editor of the Journal of Evolutionary Economics.  He has been President of EARIE (European Association of Research in Industrial Economics) and of the International Schumpeter Society. He has been in the Advisory Board of Max Planck Institute of Economics-Jena; SPRU- Sussex University;  CRIC- Manchester University;  EU High-Level Panels for “New Innovation Indicators for Europe” and  for  “A New European Innovation Policy”. He has been a visiting scholar at the Department of Economics, CEPR and SIEPR, Stanford University; Max Plank Institute-Jena; University of Queensland; University of Stellenbosch and Louis Pasteur University- Strasbourg. Winner of the Schumpeter Prize in 2012.

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The Speaker:

Hezron Makundi is a Lecturer and Coordinator for Postgraduate Studies at the institute of Development Studies, University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania. He has previously worked at the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology. Hezron obtained his Master’s Degree at the SPRU –Sussex and a Ph.D. at the University of Leuven. He has a mixed background in Natural Sciences, Education and Innovation Studies. His doctoral thesis used the case of Sino-Tanzania Development Cooperation to explore the South-South technology transfer and technological capacity building. Hezron has also accumulated extensive experience in the evaluation of Development Cooperation Programs, particularly those related to Science, Technology and Innovation.

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