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KÅKÅnomics: Stuck in a development trap?

Fredag 29. oktober 2021 kl. 17:00-19:00,

KÅKÅnomics 2021

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Technological change and innovation are expected to lead to greater economic growth and prosperity. However, many societies have been unable to translate the positive aspects of innovation and technological development into better living conditions, at times contributing to prevent the potential benefits from change and innovation from spreading. These societies find themselves stuck into a development trap, incapable of pivoting towards the opportunities innovation opens up for them.

Intro by Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Professor Economic Geography at London School of Economics and Professor II at Business School UiS, researcher in regional growth and inequality, fiscal and political decentralization, institutions, regional innovation, migration, and development policies and strategies.

Comment from Suketu Mehta, writer, screenwriter and professor at New York University, last book «This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto» / in Norwegian «Dette landet er også vårt - en innvandrers manifest».

In dialogue with Bård Vegar Solhjell, Director of NORAD.

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