Frontier technologies have the potential to re-shape the economy and boost productivity across all sectors and industries. They also offer great potential to harness social and environmental goals.
Handbook on Policies, Promotion and Facilitation of Foreign Direct Investment for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific
The Handbook on FDI Policy, Promotion and Facilitation for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific seeks to take stock of the findings on and experiences with inward FDI and to summarize them in a convenient package that helps policymakers formulate better FDI policies and investment promotion agencies (IPAs) to better promote and facilitate FDI for sustainable development. Better FDI policies means policies that help attract higher inflows of FDI of higher quality and higher development impact across the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social
Final Report 2017 Training Workshop on Science Technology Innovation Policy and Industry for Azerbaijan
The gravity model is the workhorse of the applied international trade literature. It has been used in literally thousands of research papers and published articles covering all areas of trade. It is of particular interest to policy researchers because it makes it possible to estimate the trade impacts of various trade-related policies, from traditional tariffs to new “behind-the-border” measures.
To meet the ambitions of the SDGs, we need inclusive businesses as well as responsible businesses if the principle of “leave no one behind” is to be realized. Inclusive businesses provide goods, services, and livelihoods - on a commercially viable basis - to people living at the base of the economic pyramid.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), British Council and the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) are honoured to invite you to join us at the AVPN Annual Conference for the Strategic Policy Dialogue in Singapore from 24th- 28th June 2019.
ESCAP’s project with Google and APRU (Association of Pacific Rim Universities) aims to build a network of researchers exploring AI for social good that can conduct research relevant for policy makers. As part of this partnership, 8 research projects are being sponsored.
Establishing Science and Technology Parks: A Reference Guidebook for Policymakers in Asia and the Pacific
During the past several decades, science and technology parks (STPs) in Asia have witnessed rapid development. This is reflected not only in the emergence of new STPs, but also in the successes of some prominent STPs in the region. With the current level of economic development in the region, Governments may perceive STPs as a means of upgrading production, promoting collaboration in research and innovation, and climbing global value chains. Therefore, it is likely that more STPs will be established by many developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.