The Drivers of the New Economy in APEC: Innovation and Organizational Practices

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The Drivers of the New Economy in APEC: Innovation and Organizational Practices

Publication Number

APEC#203-EC-01.2

Published Date

October 2003

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

Committees, Economic Committee(EC)

Accessed

9447

Pages

100

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Description

This volume, which is the fourth in the series, and asks the questions:

  • What is the role of research and development (R&D) expenditure on productivity improvements? Are the macro-level benefits different from those at the firm level? What is role of public expenditure on R&D?
  • What are the elements of a KBE, and how can they be quantified and evaluated?
  • What role do innovative business strategies play in the development of a KBE?
  • Are such business strategies necessary to realise the full value of information and communication technology (ICT) investments? 

  • Foreword
  • Chapter 1: The Drivers of the New Economy in APEC: Innovation and Organizaitonal Principles
  • Chapter 2: Economic Contributions of Research and Development in Singapore
  • Chapter 3: Mapping Singapore’s Knowledge-Based Economy
  • Chapter 4: Innovative Business Strategies and Firm Performance in the New Economy
  • Acronyms