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Technology Assessment and Development

  • Author: UN
  • Publication date: January 1987
  • Page count: 89
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 87.II.A.1

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Rapidly changing technologies and their socio-economic implications have made it imperative to analyze more closely the relationship between technological advances and socio-economic development. Technology assessment plays a crucial role in formulating policy and planning options and enhances decision-making with respect to setting priorities, combining resources, promoting innovation and achieving goals. Through numerous case studies from India, Japan, Canada and other countries, this publication offers in-depth insight into technology assessment and development; capacity building; effects of new technologies on developing countries and future perspectives.