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1 Dec 2015    Working Papers


Technology/Innovation history of post-apartheid South Africa

r4d Working Paper 2015/12 by Wayde Flowerday

ABSTRACT: The aim of this paper is to provide an overview on technological upgrading within South Africa. This paper will pay particular attention to policies that have been implemented to target technological progress and knowledge transfer; research and development subsidies; foreign direct investment subsidies; policies targeting private sector investment; and policies related to educational and vocational training.

Technology/Innovation history of post-apartheid South Africa