The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-Up in Emerging Economies

Technology can enhance growth, but what happens to growth when technology lags behind? Join us in a talk to find out.

Image of Professor Nicholas Vonortas, his recently published edited volume, and Dean Alyssa Ayres

The obstacles faced by emerging economies in upgrading their technology can stall growth, and the existing challenges are enhanced under COVID-19, geopolitical struggles, and the growing concern around environmental sustainability. The Challenges of Technology and Economic Catch-up in Emerging Economiessynthesizes and interprets existing knowledge on technology upgrading failures, in firm, sector, and macro levels, across different countries and world macroregions. 

The Elliott School Book Launch Series is proud to present a lecture featuring the author, distinguished speakers, and Dean Alyssa Ayres of the Elliott School. The event will be held in-person and livestreamed simultaneously. Guidelines for virtual and in-person attendance will be included in your registration confirmation.