Life Skills and Citizenship Education Initiative
Middle East and North Africa
مبادرة تعليم المهارات الحياتية والمواطنة
الشرق الأوسط وشمال افريقيا
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مصر المغرب الجزائر تونس ليبيا السودان جيبوتي اليمن عُمان إيران العراق سورية لبنان الأردن دولة فلسطين الكويت المملكة العربية السعودية الإمارات العربية المتحدة قطر البحرين
World Bank 2013 - Transforming Arab Economies: Traveling the Knowledge and Innovation Road

Download: Transforming Arab Economies: Traveling the Knowledge and Innovation Road(World Bank 2013)

 

The report describes how engaging in a knowledge-economy model involves the implementation of a number of key cross-sectoral reforms that can create an incentivizing environment for innovation and growth. This would require the adoption of a combination of policies, including developing more open and entrepreneurial economies, preparing a more skilled labor force, improving innovation and research capabilities, and expanding information and communication technologies (ICT) and their applications. Knowledge transfer is another important piece of the knowledge-economy model, essential in organizing, creating and disseminating knowledge, especially through foreign direct investments and international trade in goods and services.