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The Development of Science and Technology in Iran By Abdol S. Soofi

The Development of Science and Technology in Iran by Abdol S. Soofi

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This book examines the policies, conducts, and performances of organizations tasked with developing medium and high technologies in Iran.

The Development of Science and Technology in Iran Summary

The Development of Science and Technology in Iran: Policies and Learning Frameworks by Abdol S. Soofi

This book examines the policies, conducts, and performances of organizations tasked with developing medium and high technologies in Iran. This collection assists readers in understanding the interaction between different players involve in the process of Iran's science, technology, and innovation development in specific technology areas over the last two decades. Chapters from expert contributors are organized into three themed parts: science and technology policy formulation and implementation, outcomes, and evaluation, including recommendations for further development of technological learning in Iran.

About Abdol S. Soofi

Abdol S. Soofi is Professor of Economics at University of Wisconsin-Platteville, USA. He has published numerous academic articles and several books, including: Science and Innovations in Iran: Development, Progress, and Challenges (co-editor); Global Mergers and Acquisitions: Combining Companies (co-author); Modelling and Forecasting Financial Data: Techniques of Nonlinear Dynamics (co-editor).

Mehdi Goodarzi is Assistant Professor of Technology Management at Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran. Until 2013, he worked as an Expert of Technology Policy and Manager of International Affairs at the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology of Iran. He has authored many reports and articles about Intellectual Property Rights, Technology Commercialization and Science, and Technology and Innovation Policy.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures1 Introduction; Abdol S. Soofi and Mehdi GoodarziPart I: Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies and institutional Framework2 Science, Technology, Innovation Laws, and Policies in Iran: Evolution or Revolution?; Mehdi Goodarzi, Hossein Rezaalizadeh and Jalil Gharibi3 Fostering New Technology-Based Firms in Iran: Inspiration of World Models in Solving Domestic Challenges; Mehdi Kanani and Mehdi Goodarzi4 National Framework for Knowledge Management Strategies: The Case of National Comprehensive Scientific Roadmap in Iran; Behrooz KazemiPart II: Outcomes of Science, Technology, and Innovation Policies5 Growth of Scientific Publications in Iran: Reasons, Impacts, and Trends; Mohammad Naghizadeh and Reza Naghizdeh6 Technology Development in Iranian Petroleum Industry: Approaches, Achievements, and Challenges; Fatemeh Hoshdar and Seyed Farhang Fassihi7 Development of Science and Technology in the Iranian Electric Power Industry: Challenges and Future Progress; Majid Zandi and Mehdi Goodarzi8 Technological Learning in the Iranian Railroad Industry; Ali Maleki and Alireza Babakhan9 Pharmaceutical Industry in Iran: Background and Technology Trends That Will Reshape the Market; Fatemeh Davami and Alireza Zaharee10 Innovation in the Computer Game Industry in Iran; Mahdi Omidi and Siavash Malekifar11 Development of Fuel Cell Technology in Iran; Nasser Bagheri Moghaddam, Mohammad Mahdi Jafari, Seyed Moslem Mousavi Dorcheh and Mohammad Zamani Miandashti12 Technological Capabilities Building in the Satellite Communications Industry in Iran; Mehdi NamaziPart III: Policy Evaluation and the Path to Further Technological Learning13 Improving the First Iran's Integrated Evaluation of Science and Technology; Mahdieh Farazkish 14 The Long Run Impact of Economic Sanctions on Technological Development of Iran; Hossein Fakhari15 Technological Learning: Lessons from the Industrial Policy States of East Asia; Abdol S. Soofi
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NGR9781137578648
9781137578648
1137578645
The Development of Science and Technology in Iran: Policies and Learning Frameworks by Abdol S. Soofi
New
Hardback
Palgrave Macmillan
2016-12-08
302
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