A recent study by two European think tanks – the Lisbon Council and Deutschland Denken – sought to classify the European countries by measuring the knowledge capital and the increase or decrease in knowledge capital in those countries.
Archive for 2006
To pay tribute to local governments implementing broadband-wireless applications and services for cities and communities, the Wireless Internet Institute (W2i) announces ten finalists for the second annual Wireless Communities Best Practices Awards.
Shaping the Next One Hundred Years: New Methods for Quantitative, Long-Term Policy Analysis, published by the RAND Pardee Center, demonstrates a quantitative approach to making practical and powerful inquiries about the long-term implications of today’s actions. This approach combines some of the best features of narrative scenario analysis with quantitative decision methods that have been developed and applied at RAND for more than five decades.
A report from the Federal Bureau of Economic Analysis provides an extremely detailed look at the impact of R&D investment on the growth of the U.S. economy over the last 50 years.
The results of a survey conducted by the National Bureau of Statistics in China found that the cities with the best environment for innovation are Shanghai, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Beijing, Changzhou, Yantai, Guangzhou and Shaoxing. Shanghai is regarded as the most ideal place in China to open a business.
On October 4-5, 2006, the Business Innovation Factory convened its second annual Collaborative Innovation Summit. BIF-2 featured storytellers who are redefining the rules of innovation and transforming how value is delivered in every arena, from health care and homeland security to education and entertainment.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government opened “Seoul Oasis,” a portal Web site that allows citizens of Seoul to freely exchange their ideas and suggestions on municipal policies.