xiv, 183 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / Raj M. Desai and Itzhak Goldberg Productivity / Mark Schaffer and Boris Kuznetsov Fostering knowledge absorption / Itzhak Goldberg ... [et. al.] Upgrading skills / Hong Tan, Vladimir Gimpelson, and Yevgeniya Savchenko Improving the investment climate / Raj M. Desai.
"Looks at Russian government's push toward a knowledge-based economy, particularly in the manufacturing sector. Quantifies and benchmarks sector's relative strengths, identifying opportunities to increase Russian productivity and competitiveness. Examines underlying firm-level determinants of knowledge absorption, competitiveness, and productivity, with an eye to improving workers' skill levels and the investment climate"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-174) and index.