Research InBrief

The NERI Research In-Brief series takes issues raised within NERI working papers and puts them in the form a concise and accessible document.


New Ideas and Growth: Some Policy Implications

Tech factory
Technology diffusion is central to the process of continuous innovation based productivity gains. Technology adoption requires an affirmative response to a number of questions. Is the potential user ‘aware’ of the technology? Does he/she have the ‘opportunity’ and the ‘capacity’ to acquire it? Does...