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The Resource Get off the grass : kickstarting New Zealand's innovation economy, Shaun Hendy and Paul Callaghan

Get off the grass : kickstarting New Zealand's innovation economy, Shaun Hendy and Paul Callaghan

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Get off the grass : kickstarting New Zealand's innovation economy
Title
Get off the grass
Title remainder
kickstarting New Zealand's innovation economy
Statement of responsibility
Shaun Hendy and Paul Callaghan
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Language
eng
Summary
New Zealanders work harder and earn less than most other people in the developed world. Get Off the Grass is about how we can change that. In a brilliant intellectual adventure that takes us from David Ricardo and Adam Smith to economic geography and the science of complex networks, Shaun Hendy and Paul Callaghan tell us to 'get off the grass!' and start exporting knowledge rather than nature. The key to increasing New Zealand's prosperity, they argue, is innovation in high-tech niches. If we are going catch up with the countries that lure our young people away, we will need to learn to innovate like a city of four million people; we will need to start taking science seriously; we will need to start seeing ourselves as people of learning, not just of the land - and we will need to put our money where our mouths are
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
338.0640993
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charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Get off the grass : kickstarting New Zealand's innovation economy, Shaun Hendy and Paul Callaghan
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Get off the grass : kickstarting New Zealand's innovation economy, Shaun Hendy and Paul Callaghan
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: New Zealand's prosperity -- The New Zealand paradox -- The economics of growth -- Innovation and economic growth -- Innovation ecosystems -- New Zealand's innovation economy -- Letting winners pick themselves -- The city of four million people -- Culturing change -- Afterword: a last voyage
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-230) and index. -New Zealanders work harder and earn less than most other people in the developed world. Get Off the Grass is about how we can change that. The key to increasing New Zealand's prosperity, the authors argue, is innovation in high-tech niches, and start taking science seriously
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14875218
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21 cm
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ix, 238 pages ;
Isbn
9781869407629
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1986830
  • (NLNZils)1604964
  • (OCoLC)851179155
  • (Nz)14875218

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