When India and Indonesia adopted e-procurement for infrastructure projects, construction quality improved 16 percent on average, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
August 31, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: When India and Indonesia Adopted E-Procurement For Infrastructure Projects, Construction Quality Improved 16% on Average
August 26, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: Doubling Number of Universities Will Grow Country’s GDP By Average of 4%
When a country doubles the number of universities, it leads to an average of 4 percent higher GDP over the long-run, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
August 19, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: Students Are More Likely to Pursue STEM Degrees in College If They Are Exposed to More Science Subjects During High School
Taking more science classes in secondary school increases the student’s probability of enrolling in a university STEM program by 1.5 percentage points, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
August 12, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: Foreign Patent Applications in Tech Fields of Strategic Importance to China are 4-7 Percentage Points Less Likely to be Approved than Local Applications, All Else Equal
Foreign patent applications in technology fields of strategic importance to China are less likely to be approved than local applications, writes Stephen Ezell in Innovation Files.
August 12, 2016
Counterfeit goods accounted for 2.5 percent of global trade in 2013, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
August 2, 2016
Recent sightings of "unapproved" wheat signal zero potential for harm, but spotlight a regulatory system in desperate need of modernization and reality checking, writes Val Giddings in Innovation Files.