Productive Development and Innovation: The Quest for Sustainable Growth: Proceedings from the 3rd Policy and Knowledge Summit between Latin America and the Caribbean and China

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Jul 2017
Guerrero C., Javier;Salazar, Mónica
This discussion paper summarizes the proceeding at the 3rd China-Latin America and the Caribbean Policy and Knowledge Summit. The summit, held in Medellin, Colombia on October 24-25, 2016, focused on productive development and innovation policies. It was sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Bureau of International Cooperation and Institute of Political Science) and the Inter-American Development Bank (Institutions for Development Sector), with the support of the Colombian Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Tourism. The paper discusses practices of the design and implementation of productive development and innovation policies at the national, local, and sectoral levels in China, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, and Peru.