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Building a knowledge based economy in Russia using guided entrepreneurship
Author(s): Boris N. Reznik; Marc Daniels; Thomas E. Ichim; David L. Reznik
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Paper Abstract

Despite advanced scientific and technological (S&T) expertise, the Russian economy is presently based upon manufacturing and raw material exports. Currently, governmental incentives are attempting to leverage the existing scientific infrastructure through the concept of building a Knowledge Based Economy. However, socio-economic changes do not occur solely by decree, but by alteration of approach to the market. Here we describe the "Guided Entrepreneurship" plan, a series of steps needed for generation of an army of entrepreneurs, which initiate a chain reaction of S&T-driven growth. The situation in Russia is placed in the framework of other areas where Guided Entrepreneurship has been successful.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 June 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5771, Saratov Fall Meeting 2004: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine VI, (22 June 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.634640
Show Author Affiliations
Boris N. Reznik, Vendevia Group LLC (United States)
Marc Daniels, Vendevia Group LLC (United States)
Thomas E. Ichim, BioRASI LLC (United States)
David L. Reznik, Univ. of Miami (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5771:
Saratov Fall Meeting 2004: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine VI
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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