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Formulating a Science and Technology Policy-What Do We Know about Third World Countries

What Do We Know about Third World Countries Amiya Kumar Bagchi Those who manage science policy have almost completely ignored the sources of innovation and have thought of it as something induceable by a financial allocation and a bureaucratic fiat. This has not been simply a wrongheaded or futile attempt to overcome the colonial heritage. By placing the cart before the horse, these policies have in fact often helped to perpetuate the technological dependence of the economy on advanced capitalist countries.

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